photo credit: Center for Pollinators in Energy at Fresh Energy (a Minnesota-based clean energy nonprofit) Solar panels may harness the sun’s energy in the same way that plants do, but while some rural residents view them as another revenue-enhancing crop, others see them more as weed-like nuisances…
Genevieve is a Senior Associate on the Shine initiative within the Carbon-Free Electricity program. Focused on accelerating the distribution-scale solar market through the development of standardized tools and resources for rural electric cooperatives. Her work involves identifying key barriers in the solar procurement process using a human-centered design approach. Genevieve partners with communities and electric utilities to provide direct procurement support.
Prior to joining RMI, Genevieve interned with the Sustainability Unit of 4 Pines Brewing Company. During this time she implemented a supply chain management strategy for the brewery’s raw materials to be assessed as part of the B. Corp Certification. In Melbourne, Genevieve worked on a sustainable bait fishing campaign for Clifton Consulting Group, focused primarily on stakeholder engagement concerning amended legislation.
Pursuing her passion for snowboarding, Genevieve lived in Japan and Canada before moving to Boulder, Colorado.
Bachelor of Science, Environmental Science (University of Melbourne Australia)
Masters in Agricultural Sciences, Sustainable Food Production (University of Melbourne, Australia)