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Wed, Jan 16, 2019

The time is right for energy transformation in Puerto Rico

Late last year, a group of us from the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center had the opportunity to travel to San Juan, Puerto Rico for a series of meetings on hurricane recovery and the future of the island’s electric grid.  It was an interesting time for a visit. While the remnants of the storm were […]

EnergySource by Joe Bryan

Energy Markets & Governance Energy Transitions

Fri, Jun 22, 2018

Manufacturing our advanced energy economy: A story from Cleveland

An Atlantic Council Global Energy Center delegation, including General James Jones (Ret), Vice Admiral Lee Gunn (Ret), Amb. Richard Morningstar (Ret), former mayor of Cleveland Jane Campbell, and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy Joe Bryan, recently visited Cleveland, Ohio, to better understand the city’s clean energy economy and innovation ecosystem. During […]

EnergySource by David Livingston

Energy Transitions Renewables & Advanced Energy

Wed, Dec 26, 2018

Bryan in The Hill: ‘The damn thing melted’: Climate change and US interests in the Arctic

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In the News by Joe Bryan

Full Bio

Joe Bryan is a senior fellow with the Atlantic Council’s Global Energy Center. He is also principal at Muswell Orange, LLC, a clean energy consulting firm. Joe previously served as deputy assistant secretary of the Navy for energy where he was responsible for policies relating to the department’s installation and operational energy programs. He was a proponent for improving energy efficiency and expanding the use of renewable energy to extend the operational reach of the force and reduce risks associated with logistics support. He also led efforts to improve energy resiliency, promote investments in energy efficiency and distributed generation, and rethink mobility on Navy and Marine Corps installations.

Prior to his appointment, Joe led investigations for the Senate Armed Services Committee, including inquiries into counterfeit electronic parts in the defense supply chain, cyber intrusions into US Department of Defense contractors, and the treatment of detainees in US military custody. He also served on the professional staffs of the Senate’s Select Committee on Intelligence and Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations where he participated in the investigation into Enron’s manipulation of energy markets. Joe has consulted on energy policy in Namibia and South America, and began his career working on electricity restructuring and state-level policies to encourage the growth of clean energy markets.