Danielle Goldberg joined Synapse as a Research Associate in 2017. She provides consulting and research services on a wide range of issues related to the energy sector. Her work at Synapse includes data and policy analysis at the state and local levels with a particular focus on Massachusetts. Ms. Goldberg provides technical support on energy efficiency and Forward Capacity Market topics for Cape Light Compact, the municipal aggregator for Cape Cod and Martha’s Vineyard. This work entails building cost-effectiveness screening tools for new technologies, monthly and annual reporting, data analysis, and program research. It also includes regularly attending utility and stakeholder working groups on cost-effectiveness and other energy efficiency issues. Ms. Goldberg has experience reviewing municipal energy data in Massachusetts through the Department of Energy Resources’ Green Communities project. She has also developed case studies for communities across the country on topics related to building electrification and municipalization.
Ms. Goldberg also provides research and writing support for reports on a variety of topics such as cost-effectiveness testing practices, non-energy benefits, energy efficiency program design, income equity, efficient technologies, and nuclear energy construction costs.
Before joining Synapse, Ms. Goldberg volunteered at an NGO called Helping Overcome Obstacles Peru as an English teacher. Her professional experience also includes Co-ops with Amphenol Alden Products, Bose Corporation, and Allen Medical Systems. Ms. Goldberg graduated from Northeastern University in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering.