Maggie Shober

Research Director

Maggie Shober works to speed the clean energy transformation in the Southeast through analysis and advocacy. She has expertise in renewable energy, energy efficiency, coal retirements, energy market modeling, and transmission. In October of 2019, Maggie transitioned into the Research Director position and leads SACE’s technical work.

Prior to SACE, Maggie advised energy companies and utilities as part of Navigant Consulting’s Energy Practice. She also has hands-on experience in both federal and state policy. She holds a Master’s of Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware, and a BS in physics and environmental studies from Allegheny College.

Maggie's Recent Posts


TVA CEO Releases Record of Decision on New Gas Plant

On Friday, January 20, 2023, the Tennessee Valley Authority's CEO, Jeff Lyash published a Record of Decision in the Federal Register: it plans to replace the retiring Cumberland coal plant with a…


On the Eve of 2023, North Carolina Utilities Commission Releases Carbon Plan

Next planning process to be influenced by Inflation Reduction Act and recent winter storm blackouts.


Senate Approves TVA Board Nominees

All six of President Biden's nominees for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors were confirmed by the US Senate on December 21, 2022.

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News & Resources


SACE et al response to SEEM Utilities' response to FERC Deficiency Letter

Protest of Public Interest Organizations, filed at FERC on July 28, 2021


FERC Deficiency Letter on SEEM

FERC issued a deficiency letter on the Southeast Energy Exchange Market, or SEEM, on May 4, 2021.