Full Name
Samantha Weaver
Job Title
Director of Interconnection & Grid Integration Policy
Company
Coalition for Community Solar Access
Speaker Bio
Samantha Weaver is the Director of Interconnection and Grid Integration Policy at the Coalition for Community Solar Access, where she leads CCSA’s engagement in policy discussions and regulatory proceedings related to interconnection, grid planning, cost allocation, and grid modernization.

Sam previously served on the Public Policy and Local Development teams at East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), one of the largest community choice energy providers in northern California, where she led EBCE's initiatives aimed at low-income customers, and launched EBCE’s first community solar program. Prior to EBCE, she held roles at Pacific Gas & Electric focused on internal strategy, policy, and regulatory affairs, and supported the filing of PG&E’s first Grid Modernization Plan at the California Public Utilities Commission.

Sam spent the first half of her career doing data analysis and market research, and previously held positions in the Electricity Markets & Policy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and at IHS Emerging Energy Research. She holds an M.A. in Urban & Environmental Policy & Planning from Tufts University and a B.A. from Kalamazoo College in Michigan.
Samantha Weaver