Sam Mardell

  • Carbon-Free Electricity

Sam is a manager with RMI’s Carbon Free Electricity practice, where he focuses on financial and policy tools to facilitate an equitable transition to clean energy. He joined RMI in June 2019.


Prior to joining RMI, Sam studied at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, where he specialized in clean energy policy and technology. In 2018, Sam interned at RMI with the Energy Web Foundation. Before graduate school, Sam supported state efforts to promote local solar market development with Meister Consultants Group and conducted demand response operations for EnerNOC.


Master of Environmental Management (M.E.M), Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies

BA, Science, Technology, and Society, University of Massachusetts Amherst


Boulder, CO