Elizabeth Stagg

Elizabeth Stagg
School of Management, MBA, 2022 Yale school of the Environment, Master of Environmental Management, 2022

Elizabeth is a joint-degree candidate at the School of Management and School of the Environment pursuing her Master in Business Administration and Master in Environmental Management.

After graduating from Brown University in 2016 with a degree in Environmental Studies, she spent six months as a naturalist in the Monteverde region of Costa Rica, helping to educate people about the environment and specifically rainforest ecosystems. Upon returning to her home state of CT in 2017 she worked as a subcontractor for Connecticut utility companies helping to implement their residential energy efficiency programs. After her anticipated graduation in 2022, she hopes to rejoin the energy efficiency workforce with a particular focus on increasing the adoption of EE initiatives in single-family residential buildings and increasing access to low-cost clean energy in underserved communities.

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Explainer: If It's Cheaper to Electrify Buildings, Why Hasn't Electrification Happened More Broadly?

The economics in converting buildings to electricity look logical - over the long run, for pension fund investors. For a building owner with cash flow to manage, it's trickier. This explainer runs through the costs and trajectory for turning building systems to potentially clean sources.