Kerry Schlichting is Policy Advocate in the Connecticut Office at Acadia Center. Kerry focuses on advancing policy, regulatory, and legislative solutions that decarbonize the energy system through the accelerated deployment of consumer-friendly clean energy technologies, both in Connecticut and regionally. Kerry comes to Acadia Center from the Pew Charitable Trusts’ Clean Energy Initiative in Washington, D.C. There, Kerry advocated for federal renewable and efficient energy policies, with a focus on innovation, energy resilience, and industrial energy efficiency. Prior to Pew, Kerry worked on energy rulemakings for ICF International’s energy and environment division. She received a Master’s of Environmental Management (MEM) from the Nicholas School of the Environment at Duke University and a BA from Colgate University.