Michael Puckett

Michael  Puckett
Senior Manager, Electric Asset Management at Pacific Gas and Electric Company
Yale School of Management, MBA, 2015 Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2015

Michael Puckett is a Senior Manager, Electric Asset Management at the Pacific Gas and Electric Company. Prior to that, he worked in grid integration and innovation at PG&E. 

He graduated in 2015 from the joint degree program at the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. At Yale, Michael focused on energy, and particularly on improving the efficiency with which we produce and use it. He has a broad range of professional experience touching on all sides of the energy world, from the supply side to the demand side and from building level all the way to the utility scale.

He spent one summer focused on optimizing the way California's hydro plants are managed, as a member of PG&E's MBA internship program. Previously, he interned at EnerNOC, a leading energy management company, where he helped their processes for bringing new customers online.

Prior to Yale, Michael spent four years working as an engineer and sustainability consultant in Arup’s New York office. He was primarily focused on improving sustainable practices and operational energy efficiency in existing buildings, with projects ranging from individual LEED certifications to global master planning for clients such as Deutsche Bank and Intercontinental Hotels. Michael holds a bachelors of mechanical engineering and bachelors of science, majoring in mathematics and physics, from the University of Sydney.

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Are Secondary Markets a Sustainable Capital Source for Energy Efficiency?

As the energy efficiency finance market grows and matures, are robust secondary markets inevitable, necessary, or even appropriate? This is the question that State and Local Energy Efficiency Action Network’s (SEE Action) Financing Solutions Working Group has attempted to answer in its new white paper, “Accessing Secondary Markets as a...

How to Tap the Medium-Scale Clean Energy Market

Recent attention and growth in clean energy development has largely been focused on either the household scale or the utility scale, leaving the medium-scale market to languish. Despite significant challenges, a growing number of players in the industry are beginning to recognize this untapped potential. Village Power Finance, based in...