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The Political Life - from campaigns to capitols and everywhere in between. A show about the people whose lives are immersed in the political world, and how they got there. Politicians, lobbyists, pollsters, and business people. If they're on the show, they're living the political life.

Hosted by Jim O'Brien, The Political Life introduces you to the personalities and "day in the life" experiences of some of the most interesting and dynamic individuals in the field. 

Aug 26, 2019

Our guest today is Steve Conant, who is a partner at Anbaric Development Partners, a Massachusetts-based company that specializes in early stage development of large-scale electric transmission systems, the transformation of the electric and heating/cooling systems on campuses, and storage solutions surrounding microgrid projects.

Steve is passionate about environmental issues. He began his career working in municipal and federal government before transitioning to the government relations field.

  • Steve is native to Lowell, Massachusetts.
  • He attended UMass-Lowell for a B.A. in Philosophy & Environmental Science, and earned his M.A. in Urban and Environmental Policy from Tufts University.
  • He served as the President Green Line Devco, LLC, and spent 8 years working for Stone & Webster Engineering.  
  • Steve worked as a District Director for Congressman Chester Atkins doing constituent affairs.
  • Interestingly, Steve worked as a Principal Planner for MA Dept. of Environmental Management and as a Planning Director in Lowell.

In his role at Anbaric, Steve spends his time responding to wind energy and transmission RFPs. He works with both state governments and the federal government to create better energy policy for local communities.

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