Senior Power Analyst
Sonoma Clean Power
As Senior Power Analyst, Ms. Simonson works closely with the Director of Power Services and other SCP leadership regarding all functions related to power supply planning, load forecasting, energy procurement, risk management, market monitoring, regulatory compliance and settlements. Rebecca has 13 years of engineering experience in building services consulting, project development and management, building performance analysis, renewable energy analysis, energy and water use benchmarking, master-planning for energy and water efficient community-scale developments, and monitoring and tracking of water use, energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. Rebecca was formerly Director of Sustainability at Built Ecology Lincolne Scott (now WSP Group) in Sydney Australia and Water Agency Engineer for the Sonoma County Water Agency Energy Resources Group where she developed projects to reduce the agency’s energy demands and cost effectively generate renewable power locally to offset the agency’s large demand for power and achieve Carbon Free Water by 2015. Ms. Simonson graduated from the University of California Santa Barbara with a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering. She also holds a Master’s Degree in Sustainable Development from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia and an MBA from Sonoma State University. She is a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of California in Mechanical Engineering and a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction. Sonoma Clean Power is a not-for-profit public agency, which is the official electricity provider for Sonoma County. SCP offers Sonoma County local control, choice, cleaner electricity, lower greenhouse gas emissions and lower prices.