Dan Welch

Solutions Fellow, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Dan Welch is a Solutions Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES). Mr. Welch works with a wide range of stakeholders in the business, non-profit, and government sectors to explore and advance strategies to reduce transportation emissions associated with climate change. He also contributes to C2ES’s understanding of new efforts to advance technologies and policies.

Prior to joining C2ES, Mr. Welch was energy policy associate at the Pace Energy & Climate Center in White Plains, N.Y., where he worked on initiatives to promote clean fuel policies and technologies in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. He previously held an internship researching opportunities to use spatial analysis in development decision-making at the World Resources Institute.

Mr. Welch earned his Master of Public Administration at the University of Washington’s Evans School of Public Affairs, with an emphasis on environmental management, and a Bachelor of Arts in history and French from Connecticut College.

Posts by Dan Welch

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Sharing the benefits of electrified transportation with diverse communities
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Electrified Transportation for All: How Electrified Transportation Can Benefit Low-Income Communities

Transportation is responsible for most air pollution in urban areas and produces the most greenhouse gases of any U.S. economic sector. To reduce these emissions, cities and businesses are considering deploying electric vehicles, which produce no tailpipe emissions that would …

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Best in Class: Back to school on an electric bus
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Nations, companies driving toward cleaner cars
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Action on VW settlement heating up as summer approaches
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EV sales are up, but we still need fuel economy standards
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Positive steps on the road to more EV charging
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Newest Tesla faces challenges, but sends hopeful signal for EV market
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Better EV decisions through data
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Strategic Planning to Enable ESCOs to Accelerate NGV Fleet Deployment: A Guide for Businesses and Policymakers

This guide addresses questions that private investors and state and local agencies may have about key considerations and strategies for deploying NGVs in public and private fleets.

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Strategic Planning to Implement Publicly Available EV Charging Stations: A Guide for Businesses and Policymakers

This guide answers questions that private investors and state and local agencies, such as state energy offices, may have in deciding whether and to what extent they should invest in publicly available charging infrastructure.

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US cities offer diverse incentives for electric vehicles