Energy Industry Analyst, Office of Energy Policy and Innovation
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Michael Herbert is an analyst in the Office of Energy Policy and Innovation at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). He serves as the electric storage policy coordinator for FERC. He is the technical lead on the notice of proposed rulemaking for electric storage resources and is coordinating storage-related issues for a separate notice of proposed rulemaking on generator interconnection reforms. He worked on FERC’s policy statement regarding the utilization of electric storage resources as transmission assets and numerous filings and technical conferences related to electric storage resources. Prior to coming to FERC, he worked on alternative energy investment analysis for the Department of Defense, with an emphasis on electric vehicles, vehicle-to-grid systems, and renewable energy. Michael received a bachelor’s degree from the Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences at Northwestern University, and joint master’s degrees from the Indiana University School of Public and Environmental Affairs.