Randy Udall, former director of the Community Office for Resource
Efficiency (CORE), is one of the nation's leading activists in
promoting energy sustainability. CORE's partnerships with individuals,
utilities have led to remarkable accomplishments, including Colorado's
first solar energy incentive program, the world's first Renewable
Energy Mitigation Program which has raised $7 million, the world's
stiffest carbon tax, and some of the most progressive green power
purchasing programs in the country.
Udall is co-founder of the Association for the Study of Peak Oil-USA and has keynoted annual conferences for the American Solar Energy Society and American Wind Energy Association.He is on the Board of Directors of the Post Carbon Institute.
Udall wrote his first article on climate change in 1987, and a solar retrofit of his home in Carbondale, Colorado will keep 300,000 pounds of carbon dioxide out of the atmosphere during the next 20 years. He speaks widely on why "energy is an IQ test Americans sometimes fail". Recently, Udall served on Colorado Governor Bill Ritter's Climate Action Panel.