The U.S. grid needs to significantly expand its regional and interregional transmission capacity to meet future electricity demand, improve overall grid reliability and resilience, alleviate system congestion, and connect cleaner energy resources, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) concluded in its final National Transmission Needs Study released on Oct. 30, 2023.
Annika Barth joined the ACORE staff in 2021. In her role, Annika supports fundraising efforts to advance ACORE programs.
Prior to joining ACORE, Annika worked as a Sustainability Fellow at Burlington Electric Department where she helped implement the city’s plan to become a net zero energy city by 2030 by identifying new rate designs and other policies to incentivize beneficial electrification in the building and transportation sectors. She also worked as an Advancement Intern with Society for Science and the Public and as a Research Intern with the Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System. Annika holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science from American University.