Science and Technology Policy Fellow, U.S Department of Energy
Nate Allen is the Science and Technology Policy Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy bringing a decade of experience working at the intersection of public policy, sustainability, and education to this role. Nate spent seven years at the U.S. Green Building Council overseeing public policy and advocacy for the Center for Green Schools working extensively with elected officials, government leaders, and national organizations in the health, environment, and education sectors to advance green schools. Nate began his career as a history teacher at Winchester College in the U.K. He received a BA from the University of Pennsylvania and an MBA from UVA’s Darden School of Business.
Hospitals and health care facilities are essential to the communities they serve and therefore must be reliable and operational to perform critical functions. Energy system failures pose too significant a risk to healthcare facilities and the patient’s they serve. Thus, the healthcare systems are integrating microgrid and battery storage technologies to help deliver uninterrupted service […]