Amelia Reiver Schlusser
Amelia grew up in southeastern Pennsylvania, and received a BA from Penn State University. She received her JD cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2013, earning a certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law. Amelia received an LL.M. summa cum laude from Lewis & Clark Law School in 2014, and is licensed to practice law in Oregon.
Amelia joined GEI as an Energy Fellow in 2013, and was brought on as a staff attorney in 2014. She focuses on policies that support utility-scale and distributed renewable energy generation. Amelia’s work has evaluated strategies to address risk in utility resource planning, maintain grid reliability under high penetrations of variable renewable power, and promote interstate compliance approaches under the Clean Power Plan.
Amelia also focuses on long-term resource and transmission planning strategies that help facilitate the transition to a renewable, resilient, and reliable electric grid. She is currently a member of the Western Electricity Coordinating Council’s Environmental Data Work Group.