Steven Kelly has been Director of Policy for IEP since 1994. He has appeared before the California Energy Commission, the California Public Utilities Commission and the California State Legislature on matters affecting independent power producers, including issues related to the restructuring of the electric services industry.
Prior to joining IEP, he served as a consultant to municipal utilities on legislative and regulatory matters and has worked with local, state, and federal clients in energy related matters such as electrical transmission, energy efficiency and conservation. Steven served as a Congressional Legislative Assistant in Washington D.C. His primary areas of responsibility were energy, natural resource, and tax policy.
Steven received a Masters of Arts degree in Public Policy, with an emphasis in Energy and Natural Resource Policy, from the University of Colorado at Boulder. He received a Bachelors of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of California at Berkeley.