Sonia Aggarwal is Director of Strategy at Energy Innovation.
leads the organization's work to develop a set of policies that can support a higher share of renewables on the grid while maintaining reliability and keeping costs low.
work spans wholesale power market structures, utility business models, grid operations, innovation policy, and quantification of policy impact.
Before joining Energy Innovation, Sonia was the Global Research Manager at ClimateWorks Foundation, where she worked with the Major Economies Forum, Japanese and Chinese governments, several U.S. Senators, the White House, and the American Energy Innovation Council.
She also served as an advisor to the International Energy Agency's "Accelerating Technology Transitions" project.
Earlier in her career, she worked in accident prevention design engineering for a nuclear power plant in Ohio and later advised clean energy companies on technology and financial communications.
Sonia holds a B.S. from Haverford College in astronomy and physics and an M.S. from Stanford University in engineering, with a focus on energy.