Shubha M. Harris

Equitable Policy and Affordability Consultant

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Shubha Harris recently joined Fresh Energy as an Equitable Policy and Affordability Consultant. Shubha’s work will focus on the intersection of equity and affordability in dockets at the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission and in state legislation.

Prior to joining Fresh Energy, Shubha worked as a Regulatory Attorney for Xcel Energy. While at Xcel Energy, Shubha represented the Company before the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission on a variety of dockets related to distribution, service quality, and performance-based ratemaking. Shubha also co-led the Equity Stakeholder Advisory Group, a consortium of approximately 40 community-based organizations, to better understand how to serve communities of color.

Shubha started her career in Teach for America and taught 7th grade in Patterson, New Jersey. Afterward, she worked for U.S. Senators Mark Dayton and Amy Klobuchar before heading to law school. After law school, Shubha clerked on the United States District Court of Minnesota and at the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals. She then worked in private practice at Stinson Leonard Street and Jones Day. Shubha is married and has two daughters, ages 16 and 13. She is an avid yoga practitioner and loves to read.