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Jacob Barnet & McKenna Dunbar

Jacob Nicholas Barnet (he/him)

Jake Barnet advocates for sustainable global energy systems, advancing efficiency, distributed generation, and grid enhancements. He supports analysis of the impacts on communities from data centers, and adding virtual energy assessment capabilities to state energy plans to ensure equitable, affordable energy retrofits for all communities.

McKenna Dunbar (they/them)

McKenna Dunbar is a thought leader in building electrification, committed to environmental justice and clean energy transitions. Dunbar plays a pivotal role in shaping Virginia’s building energy code and energy efficiency policies, driving the development of equitable clean energy finance mechanisms and community engagement efforts with a particular focus on IRA and BIL implementation.