Center for Resource Solutions
Dr. Jan Hamrin is the President of the Center for Resource Solutions, a non-profit corporation located at the Presidio in San Francisco, California. Dr. Hamrin has served as advisor to the Commission for Environmental Cooperation on renewable energy policy issues, and the G-8 Renewable Energy Task Force as well as to numerous legislatures and regulatory commissions both in the US and internationally. Most recently, Jan has been involved in the integration of renewable energy and energy efficiency into greenhouse reduction programs. She has headed a team of experts designing the implementation of the California RPS program and developing a western renewable energy tracking system, as well as developing an association of tracking systems for North America. Jan has been working for the past seven years on renewable energy policies in China including the development and implementation of the newly passed Renewable Energy Promotion Law.
Dr. Hamrin founded and served nine years as Executive Director of the Independent Energy Producers' Association (IEP) in California and played a key role in the implementation of the Public Utilities Regulatory Policies Act (PURPA) in California and elsewhere in the US.
Dr. Hamrin received her Ph.D. in Ecology, with emphasis on public policy evaluation of environmental and energy programs, from the University of California, Davis. She also holds Masters degrees in Public Administration and Consumer Science from U.C. Davis as well as a B.S. from the University of New Mexico.