Maggie Molina joined NEEP as Executive Director in October 2023.
Maggie is a nationally recognized energy efficiency leader with experience advancing climate and clean energy policies and programs in government and the nonprofit sector. From 2020-23, she served as Branch Chief of the State and Local Climate and Energy Program at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The program helps state, local, and tribal governments develop greenhouse gas emissions inventories, analyze emissions and health benefits of clean energy, and develop best-practice energy programs that reduce emissions and promote energy justice. The program also supported the development of the Climate Pollution Reduction Grant Program under the Inflation Reduction Act. Prior to that, Maggie served as Senior Director for Policy at the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE), where she led policy, research, and strategy for federal, state, and local policymakers and the private sector. She spent 15 years in various posts at ACEEE and served on its senior management team. She led numerous initiatives and research including the State and City Efficiency Scorecards, utility business models, cost of saved energy, energy efficiency potential studies, and best-practice energy efficiency and building electrification program design.
Maggie holds a Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University and a Master of Engineering and Public Policy from the University of Maryland.
Energy efficiency policy at the federal, state and local levels, climate and clean energy planning, building decarbonization and electrification programs and policies, energy equity and justice, aligning utility business models with energy efficiency, analysis of costs and benefits of efficiency and decarbonization.