Kelly Crandall is the IMT Manager of Utility Engagement and oversees IMT’s vision to align local governments, utilities, and utility regulators around critical climate and energy goals. Kelly brings nearly a decade of experience in utility regulation, having served as an expert witness or analyst on behalf of local government and distributed energy resource providers in regulatory proceedings covering more than a dozen states.
Prior to joining IMT, Kelly worked at EQ Research, where she provided analysis and support to distributed energy resource clients in rate cases and grid modernization proceedings. She also advised community choice aggregators in California on regulatory compliance and delivered trainings for local government staff on regulatory issues that impact cities.
Previously, she was the Energy Strategy Coordinator for the City of Boulder, Colorado, where she managed risk mitigation and ratemaking initiatives related to municipalization of the electric utility. She was also Boulder’s expert witness at the Colorado Public Utilities Commission on data access, energy efficiency, and grid modernization proceedings. She successfully led a coalition of Colorado communities to open up access to energy data for public policy through commission rulemakings.
Kelly holds a B.A. from the University of Florida and a J.D. from the University of Colorado Law School, where she specialized in utilities regulation.