STEP Seminar: Grid Catalyst - Minnesota’s Clean Energy Accelerator

Center for Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy
March 22, 2022 - 11:30 am CDT
- 12:30 pm
Join us for a virtual seminar with Nina Axelson, Founder of Grid Catalyst, a “clean energy accelerator deploying solutions for northern climate challenges.” We’ll learn more about Nina’s career path and her work at Grid Catalyst.


Nina Axelson
Nina Axelson

About the Speaker:


Grid Catalyst was founded in 2021 by Nina Axelson, an industry leader with nearly 20 years of experience in energy and sustainability. She led her previous organizations with innovative programming and a focus on integrating environmental and financial results.

She leverages her background in business development, corporate social responsibility, and renewable energy deployment to lead the Grid Catalyst cohort.

Prior to developing Grid Catalyst, Nina was the VP of Sustainability for Ever-Green Energy. She previously served on the board of the International District Energy Association, where she led the development of the industry’s association for the advancement and empowerment of women in this field.


About the STEP Seminar Series:


STEP Seminar Series

The STEP Seminar Series is an interdisciplinary platform for scholars and practitioners to discuss research and policy issues in the broad domain of science, technology, and environmental policy. The seminar series provides an informal setting for feedback and engagement with ongoing research projects and policy debates.

We invite scholars from all disciplines and practitioners working in all action arenas with connections to the fields of scholarship that shape science, technology, and environmental policy. 

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