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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Caroline Golin

Caroline Golin
Regulatory Director
Vote Solar


Caroline specializes in resource planning, utility regulation, ratemaking, solar finance, and renewable energy policy development.

Before joining Vote Solar she was finishing her PhD and co-founding the company The Greenlink Group. Caroline’s work focuses on distributed generation rate design and system planning in vertically integrated utilities. She has developed award-winning models to evaluate and forecast the impacts of shifts in energy production and use, from utility dispatch to customer demand. She has authored over fifty publications related to distributed generated, resource planning, rate design, and renewable energy resources.

Caroline holds a Masters of Environmental Science and Engineering and a Doctorate in Public Policy from Georgia Institute of Technology. She is also a wife and mother to three boys, the oldest of which is dedicated to designing solar cars.