Amanda Caloras

Policy Associate

Amanda is a Policy Associate on MEEA’s Policy Team and is responsible for aiding in administrative functions alongside legislative and regulatory tracking focused on Indiana and Kentucky.

Prior to joining MEEA, Amanda worked in the City of Evanston’s Office of Sustainability where she performed research on building energy policy and waste management. In this role, she also curated and wrote weekly newsletters engaging the Evanston community in sustainability topics.

Amanda holds a B.A. in Environmental Sciences and Economics from Northwestern University. In her spare time, Amanda enjoys cooking, hammocking and gardening.

Author Latest Articles

Efficiency Rundown in the U.S. Energy and Employment Report

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Energy Efficiency’s Role in the MI Healthy Climate Plan

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An Outlook for Energy Efficiency in Wisconsin’s Clean Energy Plan

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Highlights from DTE and Consumers Energy’s Recent EWR Plan Settlements

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Energy Efficiency Gets a Raise Through Historic Infrastructure Investment & Jobs Act

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