Keriann Conroy is the research associate for the Energy and Policy Institute. Keriann has worked as a community organizer with the #TriHarder campaign, focusing on local, electric cooperative board reform and Colorado state climate legislation. She served as a research associate for Sustainable Development Strategies Group, analyzing the financial responsibility of municipal electric utilities in coal plant decommissioning.
Keriann graduated from the Master in Environmental Management program at Western Colorado University in 2019. Her masters’ thesis researched the role of democratic, public participation in rural electric cooperatives and their generation and transmission providers. She has published writings on the Koch Brothers, the Dakota Access Pipeline, the Rural Electrification Act, and Tri-State Generation & Transmission.