Sky Stanfield, J.D.
Sky is an attorney at Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger, LLP, where she represents the Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) and other clients on energy storage topics across the United States. Her practice focuses on renewable energy regulation, with a particular focus on the numerous policy, legal and technical questions that need to be solved to advance the integration of distributed energy resources. Sky regularly works on the development and refinement of state and federally regulated interconnection standards. She participates in rulemakings before state public utility commissions and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission surrounding creation of foundational policies for energy storage, distributed solar, community solar and related topics. She is the author of two important IREC reports on energy storage policy: Deploying Distributed Energy Storage: Near-Term Regulatory Considerations to Maximize Benefits (2015) and the forthcoming Charging Ahead: An Energy Storage Guide for Policymakers (anticipated April 2017).