Michael Terrell

Director, Operations and Head of Energy Market Strategy, Google

Michael Terrell leads global energy market strategy and 24x7 carbon-free energy initiatives for Google’s data centers and global energy portfolio. In this role, he has advanced new approaches to Google's procurement of over 5GW of renewable power, pioneered groundbreaking renewable energy purchase programs and delivered landmark projects such as converting coal plants to data centers.

Prior to joining Google, Michael worked as an attorney at a leading energy firm and held several roles in the Federal government, including the White House Council on Environmental Quality, where he helped guide US policy on energy and environmental issues. He holds a JD from the University of Michigan, a master's degree from Yale University’s Environment School and a BS from the University of the South.

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