Sandy Carter supports the work of the Clean Power Program by arranging meetings with grantees, consultants, and funders; tracking and managing the program budget; reviewing grant proposals; drafting reports; and communicating with grantees and funders on a variety of issues. In addition to collaborating and coordinating with other teams and programs, Sandy helps to organize convenings with Energy Foundation partners and grantees, and contributes to institutional efforts.
Prior to joining Energy Foundation, Sandy served as a utility analyst with the Power Enterprise at the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, where she led strategic planning efforts and developed strategies to ensure San Francisco moves toward 100 percent renewable electricity by 2025. During her graduate studies, she interned with the California Public Utilities Commission on woody biomass and worked with Southern California Edison on economic modeling for charging electric vehicles. Sandy also spent three years working for The Nature Conservancy on Great Lakes conservation projects.