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Kelly Lucci is director of partner and customer engagement at the Vermont Energy Investment Corporation (VEIC), where she focuses on developing new partnerships and initiatives for Efficiency Vermont, most recently on making it easier for more Vermonters to weatherize their homes. Prior to joining VEIC, she served on the staff of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders for six years, focusing on energy and environmental issues. A lifelong Vermonter, Kelly holds a degree in political science from Middlebury College and currently resides in her hometown with her husband and two sons.
By: Kelly Lucci
October 22nd, 2020
The concept of “energy burden” has recently emerged as a helpful way to understand the impact of energy costs on a household. It’s a relatively simple calculation: the annual cost of energy bills divided by the household’s annual income. But this simple calculation can lead to new insights about how Vermont families experience energy costs and how energy programs can support those families.