Katie Siegner

Rocky Mountain Institute's Electricity
Yale School of Forestry, Master of Environmental Management, 2019

Katie Siegner is a 2019 MEM graduate of Yale FES, where she studied clean energy deployment, policy and finance. Her work at Yale included extensive research and writing on offshore wind, including a long-form article published in Sage Magazine on the coal-to-clean energy transition at Massachusetts's Brayton Point, as well as pollinator-friendly solar development. She now works for Rocky Mountain Institute's Electricity team.

Authored Articles
Point Stonington, CT

Point Stonington in Connecticut / JJBers / CC BY 2.0

Connecticut Looks Before It Leaps on Offshore Wind

A new player is entering the fold in New England’s burgeoning offshore wind sector. After years of testing the waters, Connecticut has finally jumped into the offshore wind game with a recently passed target of 2,000 megawatts by 2030. On June 4, the state legislature approved a bill establishing the offshore wind mandate, and Governor Ned Lamont signed the legislation later that same week.