Ben Rabe is a senior policy associate at Fresh Energy, a nonpartisan clean energy advocacy organization. His work focuses on supporting and passing policies that improve energy efficiency related to buildings and the built environment. Before joining Fresh Energy, Ben managed the Energy Smart Program at the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce working to help small businesses take advantage of utility rebate programs and worked in the residential energy efficiency space at the Neighborhood Energy Connection. Ben holds a MA in International Energy Policy from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University and a BA from Macalester College in International Studies and Political Science with a minor in Anthropology. He is also a Certified Energy Manager with the Twin Cities Chapter of the Association of Energy Engineers. Ben joined the TLC-Smart Trips Board of Directors in 2018.