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Sydney Welter

Energy Markets Policy Analyst

Department

Clean Energy

Area of Focus

As the Energy Markets Policy Analyst, Sydney focuses on the expansion of the western U.S. power markets and the development of a regional greenhouse gas accounting framework.

Background

Sydney joined WRA in 2021. Previously, she worked for 360 Campaign Consulting on transportation electrification and clean power advocacy on behalf of EDF Action and the Climate Action Campaign. She has also done extensive work on international climate policy and Paris Agreement implementation, including leading NGO delegations to the UN climate negotiations.

Education

Sydney holds a B.A. in Environmental Earth Sciences, with minors in Art History and Political Science, from Washington University in St. Louis.

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