Area of Focus
Part of the Clean Energy Program at WRA, Meera advocates for policies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, achieve state-level climate goals, and accelerate a transition toward renewables, energy efficiency, and lower carbon fuels. Drawing on her background modeling energy use in buildings, she particularly focuses on buildings’ energy efficiency and electrification.
Meera joined WRA in February 2021. Prior to WRA, she was an Industry Economist and principal commercial demand modeler for the National Energy Modeling System (NEMS) at the U.S. Energy Information Administration, where she developed long-term energy consumption and distributed generation projections for commercial buildings. Meera has also helped manage USAID energy projects in the Caribbean, Central America, and Central Asia, and she has research experience in carbon markets and climate change economics.
Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the College of William and Mary
Master of Environmental Management from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University
Favorite thing about the West
Experiencing the outdoors through hiking, skiing, and gorgeous mountain sunsets.