Heather Pohnan

Energy Policy Manager

In her role of Energy Policy Manager, Heather supports SACE’s regulatory strategy through policy research, and data and geospatial analysis. Her work will focus on projects that support the inclusion of wind, solar, and energy efficiency in utility resource portfolios. Heather worked with SACE as a consultant before joining as a full time staff member based in Atlanta in May 2017.

Her career prior to joining SACE was spent working in clean energy and public policy in New Orleans, where she completed her undergraduate coursework at Tulane University in 2013. Throughout her nine years living in the south, she has worked on utility resource planning, outreach for energy efficiency incentive programs, and advocacy for low-income solar owners. She has worked with an array of highly influential clean energy and ratepayer advocates in addition to serving clients in both the nonprofit and private sector as an independent consultant.

Her hobbies include roller skating, genealogy research, and dogs.

Heather's Recent Posts

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Daniel Blackman

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Daniel Blackman, Democratic candidate running for District 4 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Lauren "Bubba" McDonald,…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Lauren “Bubba” McDonald

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Lauren "Bubba" McDonald, the Republican candidate running for District 4 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Daniel…

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2019 Rankings: High usage contributes to high electricity bills in Southeast

Last month, October, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released another year of utility-reported electricity data. The latest annual data is for the calendar year of 2019. Looking at the EIA's tabulation…

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