Kevin Brehm is a manager with the Carbon-Free Electricity Practice at RMI, where he works across CFE’s consulting, research, and convening functions. He specializes in strategies and policies to enable a just and attractive clean energy transition for rural America. Kevin advises and consults with utilities, communities, and advocates across the United States, with a focus on the Midwest, Mountain West, and Texas.
Kevin joined RMI in 2014 where he helped establish RMI’s Business Renewables Center (now REBA). As a member of the BRC team, Kevin created educational products and programming and helped grow BRC’s network of members.
After BRC, Kevin was a founding member of the Shine-solar program. On the Shine team, Kevin helped establish an innovative solar procurement approach and advised small- and mid-size utilities on distribution-scale solar scoping and procurement.
Prior to RMI, Kevin was a classroom and outdoor educator. As a Teach for America corps-member, Kevin taught middle-school science in Denver. As an outdoor educator, Kevin taught adaptive skiing in Utah, and led backpacking and international service trips in California, Ecuador, and France.
Kevin earned his BA/BS at Penn State University, Schreyer Honors College and an MBA at University of Colorado, Boulder. He lives with his partner, children, and dogs in Carbondale, CO.