A headshot of Kiki Velez Kiki Velez

Equitable Gas Transition Advocate, Climate & Energy

Kiki Velez focuses on the transition from fossil fuels to clean electricity in buildings, working with stakeholders and state policymakers to transform gas system planning requirements in alignment with pressing climate and equity needs. Prior to joining NRDC, she outlined policies for an equitable gas transition with the Building Decarbonization Coalition, and she analyzed efforts to ensure a just transition for Colorado coal workers and communities with the BlueGreen Alliance. She also served as a policy fellow to Chair David Hochschild at the California Energy Commission. Velez holds a bachelor’s degree in atmosphere/energy engineering from Stanford University. She is based in St. Louis, MO.

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