SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 15, 2011-- Navigant (NYSE: NCI) announced today that Karin Corfee has joined Navigant’s Energy Practice as a Managing Director in the San Francisco office.
“Ms. Corfee is widely recognized for her extensive energy experience in the areas of strategic planning, renewables, distributed generation, energy efficiency, energy policy and climate program initiatives, which further deepens our team’s expertise and the range of services we provide our clients,” said Bill Dickenson, Managing Director and the leader of Navigant’s Energy Practice. “We are very pleased to welcome Karin as part of the Navigant team.”
Ms. Corfee joins Navigant with more than twenty years of experience in the energy industry. She recently served as the project manager for the Renewable Energy Technical Support contract for the California Energy Commission (CEC), and has led multiple research efforts on behalf of the CEC relating to renewable energy markets, renewable technology assessments, and renewable energy policies related to RPS, RECs, distributed generation interconnection practices, and feed-in tariffs.
Corfee’s background in solar PV program design and implementation includes support of the California Solar Initiative (CSI) Program, SolarGenerations Program, New Solar Homes Partnership Program and Hawaii Feed-in Tariff Program. Ms. Corfee served a principal role in the development of the 2009 CSI Impact Evaluation Study, one of the largest impact evaluation studies of a solar program in the United States.
She previously worked on behalf of the California Public Utilities Commission to support the development of the 2009-2020 California Energy Efficiency Strategic Plan and also assisted the California Independent System Operator in developing their Five Year Strategic Plan last year.
“Our industry is facing many new challenges associated with reducing greenhouse gas emissions and integrating high levels of renewable energy, distributed generation, demand response, and energy efficiency in the most seamless and cost effective manner,” said Corfee. “I am very excited to be part of Navigant’s Energy Practice and look forward to working with such an impressive team of professionals to provide these high value solutions to our clients.”
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