Charlie Markowitz

Charlie Markowitz MEM '22
Yale school of the Environment, Master of Environmental Management, 2022
Clean Energy Finance Forum Conservation Finance Network

Charlie is a Master of Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of the Environment, specializing in energy. He is the co-founder of, which provides a suite of financial and carbon models to increase transparency for green building project development.

Charlie is focused on the regulatory and market forces shaping the deployment of non-generation solutions needed to fully decarbonize the electrical grid. He is interested in identifying nascent trends around transmission and storage for utilities. Charlie hopes to delineate infrastructure financing strategies and increase innovative partnerships to accelerate renewable energy deployment. Applying his background in analytics, Charlie intends to map pathways that minimize uncertainty born by stakeholders and increase trust necessary for future green ventures.

Authored Articles
Getting in on the crowded Jersey wholesale market

In New Jersey, there may be room for prioritizing both clean power and always-on power. (Courtesy

Reborn to Run Clean? Advancing Renewables on a New Capacity Market

Months after power supplies froze in Texas, rancor between fossil-fuel defenders and renewable advocates has yet to cool off. New Jersey's officials have been working to boost clean energy generation in the state without crimping the grid's reliability. A consulting firm's proposing a new kind of wholesale market to achieve...
How SunZia closes in on California

Drawing a line in the sand, SunZia worked for 14 years on its transmission progress. 

A Seriously Long-Term Investment: Inside SunZia's Transmission Adventure

When planning to decarbonize the grid, many analysts see transmission lines as analogous to "political will." It's necessary and it's rarely possible to summon it from scratch. In the Southwest, though, a private enterprise has pushed forward on work to deliver renewable power from a windy swath of New Mexico...