Cara Goodman

Clean Energy Specialist II

Department: Clean Energy
Phone: 617-933-0715


Cara Goodman joined MAPC’s Clean Energy team in August 2017 to support the team’s various renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives. Cara currently supports the LED streetlight conversion program, the Green Communities technical assistance program, and the Capacity Charge Management program.

Prior to joining MAPC, Cara worked at Sustainable Energy Advantage as a Market Analyst, where she conducted interdisciplinary research and analysis regarding renewable energy development activities, markets, policies and programs in New England states. Additionally, she was a research assistant at Tufts Institute of the Environment/Civil Environment Engineering Department in Medford.

Cara received a Bachelor’s of Science in Engineering Science from Tufts University, and completed minors in Environmental Science & Policy and Leadership Studies.

Areas of Expertise: Energy policies and regulations, energy markets, sustainability, energy storage