Janet M. Anderson

Senior Technology and Policy Advisor

Janet Anderson provides clients with strategic counsel on numerous issues related to the intersection of business initiatives and energy and environmental policies. In particular, she focuses on the areas of global climate change, electricity, energy efficiency, clean tech, and air quality. Janet’s experience as an engineer in the private sector, in addition to her government service, give her a unique perspective on clients’ requirements regarding project investment decisions, such as matters arising around New Source Performance Standards (NSPS), Prevention of Significant Deterioration (PSD), operating permits, federal financial incentives, data analyses, and stakeholder outreach.   

Prior to joining Van Ness Feldman, Janet served as the Director of Industry Policy for the White House Climate Change Task Force and as a Special Assistant to the Secretary at the Department of Energy. She also worked at the Northern States Power Company (now part of Xcel Energy) as a manager and an engineer.

Janet serves on the board of VNF Solutions.

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University of Minnesota B.M.E., 1982