Michelle Solomon

Policy Analyst

Michelle is a Policy Analyst in the Electricity program at Energy Innovation, working to accelerate the transition to a clean, affordable, and equitable electricity sector in the United States.

Prior to joining Energy Innovation, Michelle earned her Ph.D. in materials science and engineering at Stanford University, where she studied nanoparticles with applications in purifying chemicals for use in medicine and the environment. During graduate school, she also pursued an interest in energy policy and spent a summer working on electric vehicle policy at the California Energy Commission. After graduating, she transitioned full-time into policy as a Congressional Science and Engineering Fellow. As a fellow, she had the chance to work on energy and environment policy for Senator Ed Markey, focusing on a wide range of issues spanning environmental justice to electric vehicle charging.

Michelle holds a Ph.D. and an M.S. from Stanford University in materials science and engineering. She also completed her B.S. in physics at Boston College.

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Works from Michelle Solomon

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Offshore Wind In 2022: Billions In Bids And New Confidence

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'Proceed With Caution:' Key Takeaways From California's First Offshore Wind Energy Auction

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Technological Learning And policy Together Can Advance Clean Energy

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State PUCs Should Re-Examine Planning, Procurement Costs In Wake Of Inflation Reduction Act: Report

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Climate Law Faces State Litmus Test

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States Will Play A Key Role In Implementing Climate Law

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For Decades, These Power Plants Ran On Coal. Now, They're Converting To Clean Energy

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Implementing The Inflation Reduction Act: A Roadmap For State Electricity Policy

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Why Agencies Are Buying Less Clean Power Under Biden Than Trump

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Did An Emergency Text Message Keep Our Lights On? Yes And No.

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Inflation Reduction Act benefits: Billions in just transition funding for coal communities

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U.S. West Coast Offshore Wind Could Take Flight-- With The Right Federal And State Support

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Nuclear Energy Has New Appeal As Climate Pressures Mount

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Unleashing The Economic Power And Reliability Potential Of West Coast Offshore Wind

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Offshore Wind: A Crucial Resource To Decarbonize The Western United States

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Achieving An 80 Percent Carbon Free Electricity System In China By 2035

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The U.S.'s New Record In Renewables, Explained In Three Charts

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Transmission, Reliability, And Gas System Decarbonization Top Of Mind For State Utility Regulators In 2022

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Without Mapping Tools, Environmental Justice Investments Could Be Just A Shot In The Dark

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Tackling Climate Change Includes Seeking Equitable Mental Health Care