Tim Singer is a first-year dual-degree MEM/MBA student at the Nicholas School of the Environment and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School. He is studying the roles and responsibilities of the public and private sectors as they relate to impact investing, energy infrastructure development, emerging energy technologies, and climate change. After graduation, he is interested in fighting climate change by helping emerging economies finance and develop sustainable energy infrastructure and policy. Tim received Associate’s degrees from Santa Barbara City College in Business Administration in Economics, and a B.S. in Aquatic Biology from U.C. Santa Barbara in 2010. He served in the U.S. Peace Corps in Fiji from 2011 to 2013, where he worked on environmental, infrastructure, and conservation issues with local stakeholders and the Fijian government. Following his Peace Corps service, Tim worked for the California Energy Commission, where he worked on statewide energy technology, development, infrastructure, and power plant siting issues and policy.
A large portion of Earth’s population lives in developing economies that currently do not consume much power. As the GDP of these developing economies increases, their energy demand will too. The United States Energy InformationContinue reading