Goldman Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

November 4th 2019

The California Efficiency and Demand Management Council recently awarded Charles Goldman the 2019 Art Rosenfeld Lifetime Achievement Award. Goldman, a staff scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (Berkeley Lab) since 1982, has researched and provided technical assistance on electricity markets and policy issues for more than three decades.

The council's Charles Goldman, center, receives a lifetime achievement award at the California Efficiency and Demand Management Council's 2019 fall conferenceaward cited Goldman's "tireless leadership and innovative spirit contributing significantly to California's carbon reduction efforts through nearly 40 years of policy and technology analysis, design and evaluation of innovative energy efficiency and demand response programs, advancing dynamic pricing and competitive bidding for supply and demand-side resources with a driving vision for the evolution of California's Smart Grid."

Throughout his career at Berkeley Lab's Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division, Goldman has published about 175 articles and reports on utility integrated resource planning, energy efficiency policy, programs, and technology analysis, design and evaluation of innovative DSM and demand response programs, dynamic pricing, coordination of energy efficiency and demand response, Smart Grid implementation issues, competitive bidding for supply and demand-side resources, and energy service company (ESCO) industry and market trends.