Local Policy Manager, Energy Equity
Ariel Drehobl leads work related to energy equity, energy affordability, and low-income energy efficiency programs. She provides direct policy and research assistance to stakeholders working to advance equitable clean energy policies and programs. Ariel manages ACEEE's Leading with Equity Initiative and is a member of the Governing Board of Directors for the National Energy and Utility Affordability Coalition.
Prior to joining ACEEE in 2015, Ariel worked at Opower on energy efficiency research and interned for the US Climate Action Network, the National Park Service, and the US Forest Service.
Ariel earned a master of science in environmental science, policy, and management from a joint-degree program that awarded degrees from Central European University in Hungary, Lund University in Sweden, and the University of Manchester in the United Kingdom. She also holds a bachelor of arts in history and international studies from Northwestern University