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
Pollinator-friendly solar, which incorporates native grasses and wildflowers throughout a solar installation, is one approach to cultivating additional land use benefits from solar projects. In two new Yale Center for Business and the Environment white papers, we explore the potential of this emerging practice.
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.