Yinong Sun holds a Master of Environmental Management degree from Yale University (2016). She is currently working at the National Renewable Energy Lab conducting energy and power system modeling. She is passionate about mitigating climate change through renewable energy deployment and energy efficiency measure developments. She has strong background in energy and climate modeling, and has a wide interest in energy-climate intersection and clean energy finance. Previously, she interned at World Resources Institute’s Sustainable Finance Group, exploring the developments of international green banks.
Prior to Yale, Yinong graduated from Peking University with an undergraduate degree in Atmospheric Science at School of Physics, and a double degree in Art History. She also has a LEED Green Associate Certification.