Eric Gimon is a technical expert, research scholar, and policy adviser with Energy Innovation, and is a main contributor to America’s Power Plan. More specifically, Eric works on questions of renewable energy integration both in the context of today’s challenges as well as for future pathways. Eric also advises non-profits and foundations interested in these questions and broader climate and energy issues. Eric holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Stanford University in mathematics and physics, as well as a Ph.D. in physics from the UC Santa Barbara. He has a 15-year active career as a researcher in quantum gravity and high energy physics in some of the world’s top research institutions. Eric’s work at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley, as well as an AAAS fellowship with two Offices in the Department of Energy inspired his transition to climate and energy policy.