Anjali Bains

Lead Director, Energy Access and Equity

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Anjali joined Fresh Energy in November 2019 after spending five years in the solar industry, where she witnessed how federal and local policies shape market deployment. Most recently she worked at Sol Systems as its first dedicated project developer, where she secured permits and interconnection rights for five solar power plants in Maryland and Virginia while also leading its Diversity & Inclusion Committee. Prior to Sol she was a founding member of SunEdison’s rotation program, supporting the project finance and asset management teams. These experiences bolster her commitment to pragmatic and equitable clean energy policy. In September, 2021, Anjali stepped into a new role at Fresh Energy as our new Lead Director of Energy Access & Equity.

Anjali is a Clean Energy Leadership Institute fellow and graduated from Columbia University with a B.S. in Earth and Environmental Engineering. An avid cinephile, she enjoys studying filmmaking, writing, and exploring near and far-flung places on foot or by transit.