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Scott Wentzell

Scott is a second year Master’s in Environmental Management candidate at the Yale School of Forestry. His work focuses on the business imperative to act on climate change and the evolving role of the electric utility sector in a carbon-constrained world. He is particularly interested in the emerging US offshore wind industry. Scott is currently a research assistant for the Center for Business and Environment at Yale focused on new curriculum development and clean energy finance. Most recently, Scott spent the summer as a project development intern for First Solar in California, supporting a range of financial analysis and project siting initiatives. Prior to FES, Scott worked as a project manager for Environmental Defense Fund where he partnered with key businesses and public agencies to accelerate the adoption of clean energy technologies, set aggressive greenhouse gas targets and transition to 100% renewable energy.

Scott holds a BA in Anthropology from Colby College and is a former AmeriCorps and New Sector Alliance fellow.

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