Episode 52: Miranda Ballentine
This week, Jon Powers speaks with Miranda Ballentine, CEO of the Renewable Energy Buyers’ Alliance (REBA). REBA works with businesses and organizations, such as Google, Facebook, and GM, seeking to procure renewable energy across the US. This conversation centers around how the buying power of these large energy consumers is changing energy markets and driving America’s shift to a clean energy economy.
Prior to REBA, Miranda was the CEO of Constant Power, Inc.; Managing Director of Rocky Mountain Institute’s Business Renewables Center; and served from 2014 to 2017 served as the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy. She also was the Director of Sustainability for Global Renewable Energy at Walmart Stores, Inc. Miranda holds a BS from Colorado State University and an MBA from George Washington University.