Senior Specialist on the Non-Pipeline Alternatives team, Consolidated Edison
Karice currently works at Consolidated Edison as a Senior Specialist on the Non-Pipeline Alternatives team. She is tasked with developing the strategy for converting customers from traditional fossil fuel based gas measures to more sustainable alternatives to power homes in New York City. She is part of a team that is focused on achieving state sustainability goals of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 2030.
Karice is determined to contribute to the development of sustainable futures for all communities. She has a passion for climate change, sustainable energy, sustainable development, energy policy, and environmental justice issues. As someone who grew up in the Caribbean, lived in both the U.S. and Spain as an adult, and who has experience in both traditional and sustainable energy systems, she offers a diverse perspective on energy and environmental matters.
She holds a Master’s degree in Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware and is a co-author of the report “Navigating the Changing Landscape of Community Solar: Policy Designs and Governance Frameworks to Support Community-Owned Sustainable Energy”. This report was used in the formulation of community solar legislation for Delaware and has been cited by researchers in and beyond the U.S. who are investigating this strategy to widen solar markets. Karice also obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Geological Sciences and gained experience as a Petroleum Geologist at the national oil and gas company of her home country., Trinidad and Tobago. It was during this time that she decided to make a career shift to cleaner energy and sustainability.