Maggie Shober

Research Director

Maggie Shober works to speed the clean energy transformation in the Southeast through analysis and advocacy. She has expertise in renewable energy, energy efficiency, coal retirements, energy market modeling, and transmission. In October of 2019, Maggie transitioned into the Research Director position and leads SACE’s technical work.

Prior to SACE, Maggie advised energy companies and utilities as part of Navigant Consulting’s Energy Practice. She also has hands-on experience in both federal and state policy. She holds a Master’s of Energy and Environmental Policy from the University of Delaware, and a BS in physics and environmental studies from Allegheny College.

Maggie's Recent Posts


TVA: NEPA is Not a Stand-in for Public Input in an IRP

While TVA's IRP is not exempt from NEPA review, TVA can and should have a separate public, accessible, and transparent process for its IRPs.


TVA, Our Nation's Largest "Public" Utility Has The Least Public Planning Process

TVA's Board of Directors refused to hold a public hearing on TVA's 2024 draft IRP, so we held our own.


Winter Storm Blackouts - Reflections from a Year Later

Southeast utilities are using the specter of blackouts last year to double down on the resource that failed customers the most: gas. Instead utilities should look to energy efficiency, solar and storage,…

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News & Resources


SACE et al response to SEEM Utilities' response to FERC Deficiency Letter

Protest of Public Interest Organizations, filed at FERC on July 28, 2021


FERC Deficiency Letter on SEEM

FERC issued a deficiency letter on the Southeast Energy Exchange Market, or SEEM, on May 4, 2021.