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About Elizabeth Lokey Aldrich

Elizabeth Lokey Aldrich is the author of many journal articles on voluntary and compliance renewable energy markets, emerging U.S. carbon markets, renewable energy purchasing options, and a book entitled Renewable Energy Project Development Under the Clean Development Mechanism: A Guide for Latin America.

Most recently Elizabeth has taught courses on renewable energy, climate change, and environmental science while she raised her young children. Prior to this, she was an Assistant Professor in the Master of Public Administration Program at Boise State University. She was also a Senior Consultant for two years with Camco International where she developed projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and managed a project funded by the UK's Strategic Programme Fund on the regulatory barriers to carbon capture and sequestration. Elizabeth earned her M.S. and Ph.D. in Environmental Studies at the University of Colorado in Boulder where she was a National Science Foundation Fellow.

Elizabeth continues to do consulting work in the fields of renewable energy and carbon markets. Recently in 2015, she worked with The International Renewable Resources Institute in Mexico on a Global Methane Initiative project grant awarded through the EPA. She has done independent consulting work for the World Bank, SolFocus, Toyota, and Emerging Energy Research.


August 2017 Present Renewable Energy and Carbon Consultant, -- ‐ Lokey Carbon Concepts Consulting
20152017 Science Teacher, Tahoe Expedition Academy
20112015 Chair of the Sustainability Studies Department, The White Mountain School
20102011 Assistant Professor, Boise State University
20102011 Visiting Professor, School for Renewable Energy Science ‐ University of Akureyri, Iceland
20082010 Senior Consultant, Camco
20072007 Field Correspondent, Emerging Energy Research
20062006 Energy Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
20052005 Argosy Fellow, Rocky Mountain Institute
20042004 Energy Analyst, E Source
20002004 Science Teacher, Vail Mountain School

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

Energy Policy, Carbon Markets, and Environmental Studies

Honors and Awards

  • National Science Foundation Fellow


  • Renewable Energy Technologies and Policies
  • Environmental Science
  • Biology
  • Climate and Energy


20042008 M.S., Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder ‐ Environmental Studies
19962000 B.A., Middlebury College ‐ Latin American Studies

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Articles (18)

Books (1)

Contributions to Books (3)

Presentations (2)