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Caitlin Odom

Caitlin Odom

Associate
  • Carbon-Free Electricity

Caitlin is an associate with the Carbon-Free Electricity team supporting the Clean Energy Portfolio, Clean Competitive Grids, and Utility Transition Finance initiatives. Her work focuses on equity and electrification, performing job and health impact analyses for clean energy portfolios, and electrification impacts on the distribution system. She is a core developer for the Utility Transition Hub, using python to analyze and synthesize public utility data for public use.

Background

Prior to RMI, Caitlin supported clean energy advocacy work at Synapse Energy Economics as a research associate. Her research focused on distributed energy resources including batteries, distributed solar, and mobile storage; jobs and health impact analyses; and maintenance and growth of the EPA AVERT tool. Before Synapse, she advanced energy storage deployments and safety training in the state of Massachusetts for the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. She also interned at PRIME Coalition, a philanthropic impact investment start up out of Cambridge, helping the development of its carbon accounting tool and researching early stage clean energy and environmental startups.

Education

BS, Political Science and Economics, Northeastern University.

Location

Berkeley, CA

Why I Love Working at RMI

I love working with such bright, mission-driven peers who are tackling global issues on climate change.