Stephen Abbott

photo of Stephen Abbott“It can be very helpful to start the process through listening – not just to listen, but to actually understand the other person’s perspective and build a rapport around shared priorities.”


Stephen Abbott works with the Communities, Industry and Electricity practices at Rocky Mountain Institute. He develops new business models that enable all parties to understand and capture the value of distributed resources, large-scale renewables, and energy efficiency. Abbott has helped universities design a roadmap to achieve carbon neutrality and has studied cost-reduction opportunities for distributed solar.