Kate Merson

Director, Market Transformation

As Director of Market Transformation, Kate leads the effort to design effective market interventions that accelerate adoption of energy-efficient and distributed energy resource (DER) technologies. Kate dedicated the past 15 years to helping utility demand-side management (DSM) leaders innovate and optimize their energy efficiency, demand response and DER programs through market research, industry benchmarking and her direct experience in program design and management. Prior to joining Resource Innovations, Kate held Director-level positions in DSM and customer energy solutions at E Source and oversaw residential energy efficiency programs as Deputy Director of Weatherization at Colorado Energy Office.