Devin Hartman is director of Energy and Environmental Policy at the R Street Institute. He leads a team that brings a pragmatic and analytically sound pro-market perspective to energy and environmental policy. He rejoined R Street in 2020 after serving as the president and CEO of the Electricity Consumers Resource Council (ELCON), the national association of large industrial users of electricity. He remains a technical advisor to ELCON, where he serves on the North American Electric Reliability’s Member Representatives Committee.

Before ELCON, Devin established R Street’s electricity policy program in 2016 based on principles of market competition, consumer choice and good governance. He has previously worked for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and various energy and environmental policy nonprofit organizations.

Devin received a B.S. in economics and B.A. in political science and environmental studies from Iowa State University, and holds an M.P.A. and an M.S. in environmental science from Indiana University. He is an active member and past council member of his local chapter of the U.S. Association for Energy Economics. He lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and retriever puppy.


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