Noah Lerner

Noah Lerner
School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, Master of Environmental Management, 2022 School of Management, MBA, 2022

Noah is a first year joint-degree student at the Yale School of Management and the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. He is interested in clean energy finance, public policy, and technology.

Noah most recently worked at Sungage Financial, a start-up based out of Boston that provides financing solutions to residential solar installers across the U.S. From 2016 to 2018, Noah lived in Beijing, where he served as a consultant for WWF and a Princeton-in-Asia Fellow at NRDC, focusing on China's public financing of overseas energy infrastructure. While in Beijing, Noah also co-founded and hosted Environment China, a bilingual Chinese environmental affairs podcast.

Noah graduated summa cum laude from Amherst College with a B.A. in Biology and East Asian Studies. He speaks Mandarin, and enjoys whitewater canoeing. 

Authored Articles
The lights in this landmark shine sustainably

Investors who enter purchase power agreements, like the landlords of the Sydney Opera House, can use hedges to avoid high drama. 

Navigating Risk: A Corporate PPA Guide

Corporate buyers who learn to weave power purchase agreements into their finances have drawn on research and hedges to manage electricity's risk. With the Covid-19 disaster roiling electricity markets and project schedules, we survey risk management strategies and test their resilience. Some new takes on risk- and takes on new...