Kat Carroll recently joined the U.S. Energy team as a Research Analyst. She supports the Energy Program's work with the PJM Cities and Communities Coalition and the City Renewables Accelerator Program supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. 

Prior to joining WRI, Kat worked in the clean energy space in various analysis and communications roles. In her most recent role, she assisted small and large communities with their clean energy and planning goals through her work on the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) Clean Energy Communities Program and the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Climate Smart Communities Program. Her prior experience includes solar analytics, municipal planning, and climate and clean energy analysis. 

Kat holds an M.S. in Environmental Policy from Bard College's Center for Environmental Policy, and a B.S. in Environmental Science from Creighton University in her hometown of Omaha, Nebraska. She lives in Newburgh, NY, and enjoys reading, coffeeshops, and spending time outdoors in her free time.