Rajan Mutialu

Rajan.Mutialu@cpuc.ca.gov

Related Area

Rates, Environmental Energy Systems

Education

  • M.P.H., Public Health, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.S. in Industrial Engineering, California State University Eastbay

Experience

Rajan Mutialu is a senior analyst in the Policy and Planning Division. He has more than 10 years of experience in the creation of market, technical, and policy based solutions for environmental and energy systems.

As a senior consultant on the Sustainability and Energy and Climate Change team at the Environmental Resources Management, he evaluated the impacts of conventional and renewable fuel compliance paths on biofuels commodity pricing and GHG emissions during CARB's Low Carbon Fuel Standard rulemaking process, performed a life cycle analysis of GHG and energy use for BP upstream oil and gas manufacturing operations, determined the technical feasibility of harnessing wind energy at Toyota manufacturing plants, and led a pro-bono project team that explored obtaining voluntary carbon market credits for Pachamama Coffee under the auspices of ERM's Low Carbon Enterprise Fund. After leaving ERM, he conducted technical and economic research for an organic solar startup funded by the Biomimicry Ventures Group.

During the past four years at the CPUC, Rajan has served as a lead analyst in Energy Division and the Office of Ratepayer Advocates on a variety of energy related initiatives including electric vehicle and energy storage policy, the Renewables Portfolio Standard, the Green Tariff Shared Renewables program, and Residential Rate Reform.

 

 


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