RenewElec Team - Ph.D. Students

RenewElec is a collaborative effort funded by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, the RK Mellon Foundation, the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory, the Electric Power Research Institute, the Heinz Endowments,  and lead by Carnegie Mellon University's Engineering and Public Policy Department.  Bios for the project team can be found below.

Danielle Changala

Danielle Changala is leading the Vermont Law School research team at the Institute for Energy and the Environment. Danielle completed her Masters of Environmental Law and Policy and Certificate in Energy Law, magna cum laude, in August 2010 and is currently earning her J.D. at Vermont Law School. She is a graduate of the University of California, San Diego. Her work focuses on renewable energy, offshore renewables, energy efficiency, and the implementation of electric vehicles into the transportation sector. She spent the summer of 2011 at the Conservation Law Foundation in Boston, working primarily on clean energy and climate change issues. She is a staff editor for the Vermont Journal of Environmental Law and will spend the summer of 2012 at Shute, Mihaly & Weinberger in San Francisco.