Cassandra Kubes
Senior Research Analyst, Environmental Policy
p. 202-507-4023

Cassandra Kubes conducts research, analysis and outreach on opportunities for energy efficiency to reduce air pollution. She provides technical and legal analysis of regulatory issues at the state and federal level, and performs education and outreach to state policymakers and advocates on the role of energy efficiency in the Environmental Protection Agency's Section 111(d) rulemaking on greenhouse gas emissions from existing power plants.

Prior to joining ACEEE, Cassandra worked as a policy associate at the Midwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (MEEA), where she performed analysis and outreach on state energy efficiency policy and regulatory developments. Prior to joining MEEA, Cassandra worked at SoCore Energy where she analyzed solar energy policy nationwide and focused on freshwater policy research while working at Friends of the Chicago River.

Cassandra is a master of public policy candidate at George Washington University, and holds a bachelor of arts in people-environment geography from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.


  • Environmental regulations
  • EPA’s Section 111(d) rulemaking 
  • Federal and state energy efficiency policy