Kyle Clark-Sutton is a Research Economist with the Center for Applied Economics and Strategy at RTI. He specializes in economic analysis and market research at the intersection of energy and technology. Mr. Clark-Sutton is experienced in leveraging a variety of research methods, including cost-benefit analysis, impact evaluation, technology adoption projection, and business model assessment to provide clients with actionable insights and support data-driven decision-making.
Mr. Clark-Sutton regularly leads retrospective and prospective case studies to evaluate the economic and environmental impacts of new and existing technologies, ranging from GPS infrastructure to electric vehicles. His work in the transportation sector focuses primarily on the energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions implications of new transportation technologies such as battery electric vehicles and electric trucks. Mr. Clark-Sutton also conducts market research and economic analysis of the off-grid solar sector in developing countries.
Mr. Clark-Sutton’s recent project work at RTI includes modeling and analyzing abatement technologies for reducing emissions of non-CO2 greenhouse gases; analysis of emissions reduction pathways for on-road freight vehicles in the United States; analysis of transportation emissions reduction pathways for the state of North Carolina; evaluating the market for off-grid solar in Niger and Liberia; and managing economic and geospatial analysis to support electrification projects in over ten countries in Africa.