Jason Eisdorfer is an independent consultant concentrating on energy and climate change matters. Since 2020, his clients have included state and local governments, national and regional energy and environmental NGOs, an international clean energy developer, and an international regulatory consultant. In 2020 he also served as a policy advisor for the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality on the design of a GHG emission cap and reduce policy.
Previously, Mr. Eisdorfer was the Oregon Public Utility Commission’s Utility Program Director where he managed and established the policy directions for the program staff of the PUC and advised the Commissioners on regulatory and legislative issues relating to electric, natural gas, telephone, and water utilities.
Previously, he served as the GHG Policy Advisor for the Bonneville Power Administration, advising on strategic objectives, policies and programs related to national and state climate change issues. Prior to going to work for the BPA, Mr. Eisdorfer served as legal counsel and energy program director of the Citizens’ Utility Board of Oregon (CUB). At CUB, he represented residential consumers in numerous rate cases and policy dockets before the Oregon Public Utility Commission.
He has co-authored legislation related to electric utility operations and to climate change, including the Oregon Renewable Energy Act and the Climate Change Integration Act. Mr. Eisdorfer is an adjunct professor of law at both the University of Oregon and the Lewis and Clark law schools. He received his law degree from the University of Oregon School of Law and received certificates of completion in the Environment and Natural Resources Program and the Ocean and Coastal Program. He received his B.A. from the University of Chicago.