FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2015
Rob Davis, Strategic Communications Director: 651-726-7565, firstname.lastname@example.org
ST. PAUL – We are pleased to announce Holly Lahd as the new director of Fresh Energy’s electricity markets program. In this role, Holly will be overseeing our power sector work on renewables, grid, solar, and energy efficiency.
An economist and clean energy expert, Holly is deeply knowledgeable about utility policy and regulation and has strong analytical capacity on leading-edge efficiency strategies, distribution grid planning, and new utility business and regulatory models. She most recently worked at the Minnesota Department of Commerce, where she played critical roles in the Value of Solar rate methodology development, community solar and utility integrated resource planning. Prior to her work at the Department of Commerce, Holly was a Sustainable Procurement Project Manager for the Northstar Initiative for Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Minnesota and was a Greenhouse Gas Research Analyst at the World Resources Institute in Washington D. C.
She has a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management, summa cum laude and a Master of Science in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota.