Full Name
Peder Mewis
Job Title
Western Regional Policy Manager
Company
Clean Grid Alliance
Speaker Bio
Peder Mewis is the Western Regional Policy Manager for Clean Grid Alliance (CGA), covering Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Peder joined Clean Grid Alliance in 2018 after nearly 12 years working in the Minnesota State Senate.

During his time working for the Senate Republican Caucus, Peder served in a variety of roles, most recently, as caucus researcher for the Transportation and Public Safety Finance and Policy Committee, and the Energy and Utilities Finance and Policy Committee. In 2011-12, Peder served as the Administrator for the Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications Committee.

Peder comes to CGA with proficiency in the Minnesota legislative process, an advanced understanding of energy and utility law, and firmly established relationships with both political parties. His work includes protecting and championing state legislation that improves taxation, siting standards, and other initiatives that support renewable energy development. He also takes leadership in the regulatory process, engaging on transmission; siting for wind, solar, battery storage, and hybrid projects; as well as Integrated Resource Plans.

Peder earned his Bachelors of Science degree in political science from Hamline University in 2006 and resides in Glenwood City, Wisconsin with his wife and two children.
Peder Mewis