Carra Sahler brings to the Green Energy Institute her extensive research and writing experience, from her dozen years as a career law clerk at the U.S. District Court, District of Oregon, as well as from advising clients in a private law firm setting in the areas of municipal and environmental law. Since joining the Green Energy Institute in the fall of 2020, Carra has focused on regulatory proceedings at the Oregon Public Utility Commission, most recently intervening in a gas utility’s rate case to challenge expansion of the gas system and strategies to comply with the Climate Protection Program.
Carra is a magna cum laude graduate of Lewis & Clark Law School, where she concentrated her coursework in environmental and natural resources law. She earned her BA from Smith College in Northampton, MA, but she was born and raised in the foothills outside of Denver, Colorado.
In her free time, she enjoys hiking and learning to play the guitar.