Annelise Dillon, MS, is a scientist at PSE Healthy Energy, where she researches clean energy transition pathways that prioritize public health and social equity impacts in addition to carbon emissions reductions. Most recently, she helped lead a joint project with PSE, NRDC, Evolved Energy, Gridlab, and Sierra Club analyzing the socioeconomic and environmental health aspects of deep decarbonization in Colorado, Nevada, and New Mexico. She is currently investigating how to replace a peaker power plant in Los Angeles with renewable energy resources that maximize benefits for local environmentally overburdened communities. Annelise has co-authored technical reports, developed interactive data visualization tools, conducted technical analyses to inform utility resource planning efforts, and conveyed her findings to larger audiences through blog posts and university lectures. Previous to joining PSE in 2019, Annelise researched financial and legal models for community-owned energy at the Rocky Mountain Institute and worked with the non-profit The Working World on an emerging fund for solar projects benefiting low-income communities in the United States.
Annelise received both her MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering within the Atmosphere/Energy program and her BS in Earth Systems with a focus on Human Environmental Systems from Stanford University.
- Dillon, A. (2020). Op-ed: Energy Crossroads. River Journal North.
PEER-REVIEWED AND TECHNICAL REPORTS:
- Krieger, E., Lukanov, B., McPhail, A., Smith, A., Dillon, A. (2020) Equity-Focused Climate Strategies for Colorado. PSE Healthy Energy.
- Dillon, A., Krieger, E., Lukanov, B., Fazeli, B., Turek, Alex. (2019). Response to:
LADWP Request for Information (RFI) 04.29.2019-Power-JRD: Renewable and/or Distributed Energy Resources.