- Fellow Emeritus
- Fellows Emeriti
John Kaufmann was lead staff for the City of Portland’s groundbreaking Peak Oil Task Force. John worked with the Oregon Department of Energy for 29 years as solar specialist, manager, and policy analyst helping to make Oregon a national leader. He received the Professional Achievement Award from the American Planning Association-Oregon for getting 26 jurisdictions in the Portland Metro Area to jointly adopt solar orientation and solar rights ordinances, and received the 2009 Energy Manager of the Year Award from the Association of Professional Energy Managers-Oregon for Lifetime Achievement. Most recently, John was Senior Buildings Energy Manager at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington.
Articles / Blog posts
The Energy Independence Illusion
April 30, 2014
Local Goverment in a Time of Peak Oil and Climate Change
April 4, 2011