Peggy Kellen

Director, Policy

Peggy Kellen directs the development and implementation of CRS’s sustainable energy policy and offers guidance on GHG accounting best practices. She brings over 10 years of experience designing renewable energy and GHG accounting policies and contributing to stakeholder engagement efforts for the electric power, energy efficiency, water, transportation and oil and gas sectors. Peggy is recognized as a leader in GHG accounting and has advised on the GHG reporting and verification requirements for the Greenhouse Gas Protocol, the American National Standards Institute, the States of California and Massachusetts, the Western Climate Initiative, US EPA, and the Government of Thailand.

Previously, Peggy directed The Climate Registry’s carbon footprint reporting and verification policies, promoted national residential energy efficiency campaigns for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, supported U.S. EPA’s ENERGY STAR Homes program and developed congressional guidance reports on key energy issues for the Consumer Energy Council of America. Peggy has a M.A. in Energy and Environmental Analysis from Boston University and a B.A. in Cinema-Television from the University of Southern California.