Program Manager, Strategic Analysis and Institutional Support
Solar Energy Technologies Office, Department of Energy
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Michele Boyd is the program manager of the Strategic Analysis and Institutional Support team at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). The team supports the development of analysis, tools, and data resources to reduce the non-hardware (soft costs) of solar energy and accelerates learning through technical assistance programs and national partnerships. Previously, she worked at Abengoa Solar, where she developed and implemented strategies to advance effective financing, siting, and transmission policies for solar energy. Prior to her work on solar, Michele led public interest advocacy on environmental and policy issues related to nuclear weapons disarmament, nuclear power, and nuclear waste management. Michele has two Bachelors of Science degrees in biology and in environmental science from Purdue University and a Master of Science in environmental policy from the University of Michigan.