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Beverly Z. Alexander

Co-Director, Cleantech to Market Program
Energy Institute at Haas
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Academic Status: On duty
Office Hours: Thursdays 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and by appointment, F512
Curriculum Vitae (in PDF format, Acrobat Reader required)
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JD, Law, UC Berkeley
BA, Environmental Studies & History, Highest Honors, UC Santa Cruz


Positions Held

At Haas since 2009

2009 – present, Co-Director, Cleantech to Market Program

2009 – present, Lecturer, Haas School of Business

2007 – 2009, Principal, Exergy Consulting

1999 – 2006, Vice President, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

1999, Chief Counsel, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

1995 – 1998, Director, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

1992 – 1994, Air Quality Attorney, Pacific Gas & Electric Company

1988 – 1991, Environmental Attorney, McCutchen, Doyle Brown & Enersen

1987 – 1988, Law Clerk, US Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, Honorable Harry Pregerson

External Service and Assignments

  • Instructor, PG&E Leadership Academy
  • Lecturer and Mentor, PG&E Leadership Development Initiative
  • Coach, PG&E Executive Development Program

Current Research and Interests

  • Integrated low carbon energy strategies
  • Energy efficiency, demand response & smart grid
  • Business leadership development


  • Cleantech to Market

Honors and Awards


  • Top “40 Under Forty” Attorneys in the United States, National Law Journal, 1995
  • Over 75 awards for clean energy programs 1999 – 2006, including
  • Champion of Energy Efficiency Award, American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy, 200
  • Energy Star Sustained Excellence, US Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Energy, 2006
  • Presidential Citation, American Institute of Architects, 2005
  • Flex Your Power, 2005
  • Business Achievement Award, Solar Electric Power Association, 2005
  • CA Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award, 2005
  • Energy Star Partner of the Year, US Environmental Protection Agency and US Department of Energy, 2003
  • Climate Protection Award, US Environmental Protection Agency, 2003
  • Certificate of Recognition, California State Senate, 2002
  • Research and Technology Award, American Institute of Architects, 2001
  • Communicator Award, Energy Star Program, 2001
  • AXIEM Award, Absolute Excellence in Electronic Media, 2000
  • HUD Best Practices Award, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, 1999

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