Eric Redman Portrait

Eric Redman

Chief Executive Officer, Thunderbolt Clean Energy

Eric (Ric) is CEO of Thunderbolt Clean Energy, an energy and climate consulting firm; the former CEO of Summit Power Group, a developer of wind, solar, and carbon capture power plants; and former chair of the Energy & Clean Tech practices at a major international law firm. He is the author of the classic best-seller about Congress, The Dance of Legislation.

Ric serves as Senior Policy Advisor for Energy & Climate at the environmental law firm Cascadia Law Group; as the US board member of the Global Carbon Capture & Storage Institute (GCCSI); as Senior Policy Fellow for deep decarbonization at the University of California San Diego; and as an Advisory Board member for the Methow Conservancy (a North Cascades land trust) and Scottish Carbon Capture & Storage.

Ric graduated from Harvard College, Oxford University (as a Rhodes Scholar), and Harvard Law School, and is a board member of Phillips Academy (Andover), EarthTalk, and the Northwest African American Museum. Ric lives in Seattle.



Sessions with this Speaker

A Tale of Time Frames: Opportunities and Challenges in the CCUS Ecosystem

  • Energy Transformation
Major international bodies, including the IEA and IPCC, acknowledge much of the world will not be able to meet their emissions reduction targets without carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS).

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Phil De Luna Program Director, Materials for Clean Fuels Challenge Program, National Research Council Canada and Forbes 30 Under 30 2019
Kate Chisholm Q.C. Senior Vice President, Chief Legal and Sustainability Officer, Capital Power
Beth Hardy Vice President, Strategy and Stakeholder Relations, International CCS Knowledge Centre
Eric Redman Chief Executive Officer, Thunderbolt Clean Energy
Chris Severson-Baker Alberta Regional Director, Pembina Institute