Merrian G. Borgeson is a researcher in the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Merrian leads research and analysis on energy efficiency, including technical assistance to states and local governments on energy efficiency programs. Her work focused on financing, driving demand, and program design to enable the deployment of energy efficiency.
Merrian’s publications include Driving Demand for Home Energy Improvements (drivingdemand.lbl.gov), Delivering Energy Efficiency to Middle Income Households (middleincome.lbl.gov), and a variety of Policy Briefs on program design innovations and best practices.
Prior to joining LBNL, Merrian partnered on clean energy projects with the Renewable and Appropriate Energy Laboratory (RAEL), Efficiency Vermont, the California Public Utilities Commission, SunPower Corporation, and others. Merrian also previously worked for the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia and the Business Alliance for Local Living Economies (BALLE).
Merrian is the past co-president of the Berkeley Energy and Resources Collaborative (BERC) and founding co-chair of the UC Berkeley Energy Symposium. Merrian currently serves on the boards of BALLE, Goggio Family Foundation, Jacaranda Health, and is an adviser to the New Economics Institute.
Merrian has an MBA from the Haas School of Business, a Masters from the Energy & Resources Group at UC Berkeley, and BA in International Relations from Stanford University.
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