Director, Non Technical Barriers to the Clean Energy Transition
Abraham Silverman joined the Center as the Director of the Non Technical Barriers to the Clean Energy Transition research and policy program. In this role, Abe will be developing the strategic plan for building out a robust program with the intention to establish CGEP as a prominent leader on topics such as Legal and Regulatory Barriers, Market Rules and Economic Incentives, Social Acceptance and Just Deployment of Infrastructure. Previously, he joined the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities as the General Counsel in 2019. He worked with a team of dedicated attorneys and regulatory professionals to further the clean energy and regulatory interests of the citizens of New Jersey. Before that, he spent 11 years in the office of the general counsel at NRG Energy, eventually serving as Vice President and Deputy General Counsel for Regulatory Affairs. He has also worked as an associate at Perkins Coie LLP and as a staff attorney at FERC. Abe has a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Maryland and a JD from the George Washington University Law School.