Cameron Brooks, Founder and CEO
Cameron Brooks is the Founder and President of E9 Energy Insight. He also serves as President of Tolerable Planet Enterprises, an advisory firm that provides a unique combination of regulatory engagement, business development and policy strategy. In these capacities, he has worked with organizations including the U.S. Department of Energy, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, Google, Energy Foundation, Sunverge, Environmental Defense, Tendril, Varentec, Navigant Research, Mission:data, Gridwise Alliance, Virgin Unite and the Smart Grid Consumer Collaborative.
A seasoned executive, Cameron has deep experience with public policy, capital markets and electricity regulation that give him a unique ability to craft and lead innovative solutions. Most recently, Cameron was Vice President of Policy for Tendril, a leading consumer smart grid technology company. At Tendril, Cameron was responsible for all utility commission interactions, government relations and stakeholder engagement. Previously, he was Vice President of Resource Development at Renewable Choice Energy, a full-service provider of renewable energy credits and carbon offsets. Additionally, Cameron led investment outreach programs for the Clean Energy States Alliance (CESA) and Clean Energy Group (CEG), a coalition of state-level public benefit funds with over $4 billion of committed capital for clean energy commercialization. Cameron focused on outreach to venture and institutional investors, including forming a network of investment officers from 30 public pensions, endowments and institutional investors with over $1 trillion in assets to develop clean energy strategies for their portfolios.
Cameron is a graduate of Yale University and holds an MBA from Cornell University. He and his family live in Boulder, Colorado.