Sara Baldwin

Director, Electrification

Sara is the Director of Electrification Policy at Energy Innovation Policy & Technology LLC®, where she leads the firm’s electrification policy practice area to advance economy-wide decarbonization through the electrification of buildings, transportation, and industry. She provides policy analysis and original research to support policymakers at the state, federal, and local levels. Sara has authored and contributed to several reports, including Implementing the Inflation Reduction Act: A Roadmap for State and Federal Transportation Policy, Assessing the Viability of Hydrogen Proposals: Considerations for State Utility Regulators and Policymakers, and Accelerating Clean, Electrified Transportation by 2035: Policy Priorities.

Sara previously served as Vice President of Regulatory for the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and Senior Policy Associate for Utah Clean Energy. In both capacities, she led successful policy, regulatory, and educational efforts to advance renewable energy and energy efficiency. She also served on the Technical Team for the U.S. Department of Energy’s SunShot Solar Market Pathways Initiative and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Distributed Generation Interconnection Collaborative Advisory Committee. She was named an “Innovator and Influencer” by Solar Power World (2017) and one of “Utah’s Enlightened 50″ by the Community Foundation of Utah (2012).

Sara is a member of GridLab’s advisory board, host of Energy Innovation’s Electrify This! podcast, and former host of the Grid Geeks podcast. She earned her B.S. in environmental studies and a B.A. in Spanish from the University of Utah, graduating with honors.

 

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Works from Sara Baldwin

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States Have A Huge Role To Play In Enacting The Inflation Reduction Act

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Dems Will Flex Climate Muscle After Big Wins In Mich., Minn.

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How States And Utilities Can Lower Consumer Bills And Accelerate The Clean Energy Transition

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Closing The Emissions Gap Between The IRA And 2030 NDC: Policies To Meet The Moment

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State Action Is Key To Inflation Reduction Act Implementation

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Implementing The Inflation Reduction Act: A Roadmap For Federal And State Buildings Policy

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3 Most Eco-Friendly Heating Systems For Your Home

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Amid A Major Federal Investment In Electric Cars, It's Time For States To Step Up Advocates Say

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Long Awaited, Hydrogen's Moment May Be Here

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The Most Notable Home Improvement Incentives In The Inflation Reduction Act

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Sara Baldwin Provides A Primer On The Inflation Reduction Act's EV Impact

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The Inflation Reduction Act Is A 'Game-Changer' For Electric Trucks

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Implementing The Inflation Reduction Act: A Roadmap For State and Federal Transportation Policy

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Companies are finally investing in making EVs in the U.S. Here’s a running list.

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Federal EV Charging Funds Could Boost Overlooked Property Type: Gas Stations

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Why EVs Won't Break The Grid

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What To Know About Replacing Gas Appliances In Your Home

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Inflation Reduction Act Benefits: Electric Vehicle Tax Incentives For Consumers And U.S. Automakers

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Climate Law A 'Game Changer' For Highways And Bridges

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Inflation Reduction Act Benefits: Millions Of Efficient Electrified Buildings

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Some Chicagoans Going All-Electric At Home To Fight Climate Change

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The New EV Tax Credits Could Create A Huge Mess

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With EV Benefits Stalled, Climate Goals Could Suffer

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Advocates Cheer DOT Climate Rule But Question Its Scope

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Heat Wave, Inflation Crank Up Air-Conditioner Bills This Summer

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Biden's EV Charging Standards Still Need Cash To Back Them Up

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Could $5 A Gallon Gas Finally Get Americans Over EV Sticker Shock?

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America's Clean Tech Industrial Revolution Is Underway, Thanks To President Biden

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Big Electric Trucks And SUVs Are The New Gas Guzzlers

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Assessing Hydrogen Proposals: Considerations For Utility Regulators And Policymakers

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Cost-Saving Climate Solutions: Investing In Energy Efficiency To Promote Energy Security And Cut Energy Bills

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Utilities Hyping Hydrogen's Promise Risk Hitting 'Dead Ends' In Climate Fight

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Assessing The Viability Of Hydrogen Proposals: Considerations For State Utility Regulators And Policymakers

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Building Electrification Momentum Grew In U.S. Cities In 2021

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Spiking Energy Prices Are A Preview Of An Energy Transition Gone Wrong

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High Natural Gas Prices Make This The Time To Build Back Better-- With Clean Electricity

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Electric Vehicle Incentives In The Build Back Better Act

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Electrify Everything

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Weaker Climate Bill Could Undermine Biden Regulatory Push

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Building Electrification Could Recharge Our Economy – And Save The Climate

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Which State Will Be the First to Ban Natural Gas in New Buildings?

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Biden Just Announced The Most Significant Regulation Of Carbon Emissions In US History

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Americans Should Have Their Trucks And Save The Climate Too

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Cities Try To Phase Out Gas Stoves—But Cooks Are Pushing Back

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We Need Mitt Romney’s Help To Clean Utah’s Air

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Biden’s Proposed Investments in America’s Homes Are a No-Brainer for Economic Recovery, Public Health and Climate Stability

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A National Clean Electricity Standard To Benefit All Americans

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Report: All New Cars And Trucks In U.S. Could Be Electric By 2035

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Will Every New Car And Truck In The U.S. Be Electric By 2035?

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Moving To All-Electric Cars And Trucks Delivers Big Benefits, Report Says

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Advances Mean All New US Vehicles Can Be Electric By 2035, Study Finds

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How To Get The US To 100% Electric Vehicles By 2035

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U.S. Could Save $2.7T Going All EV — Report

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Electrifying All New Vehicles Sales by 2035 Can Be Done, Would Save U.S. Consumers $2.7 Trillion by 2050, Report Finds

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Every New Car And Truck In The U.S. Can Be Electric By 2035

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Accelerating Clean, Electrified Transportation by 2035: Policy Priorities

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US Building Codes Need A Major Retrofit To Meet Climate Goals And Spare Consumers

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Gas Heat And Stoves Are Warming The Climate. Should Cities Start Banning Them?

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How Corporations Can Jump-Start Industrial Electrification In The US

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The 7 Things Biden Should Do First To Tackle Climate Change

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The Energy Giants Are Renewable Companies

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Election 2020: For DOE, Staffing, Renewables Spending, Transparency At Stake Nov. 3, Analysts Say

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Increasing Electric Vehicle Charging Access At Multi-Unit Dwellings: Workshop Summary Report