Katie Sloan

Clean Energy and Electrification Executive, Southern California Edison; Board Member, CalStart

Katie Sloan is director of eMobility at Southern California Edison (SCE), one of the nation’s largest electric utilities. Sloan is responsible for SCE’s vehicle electrification programs and services, with a planned budget of over $1 billion. The team’s mission is to help California get 7 million EVs on the road by 2030. Her team includes three groups: strategy & program development, business development & partnerships, & operations.

Previously, Sloan held roles of increasing responsibility at SCE & Edison International focusing on clean energy policy, strategy, and analysis. She has also worked at First Solar, a large solar panel manufacturer, developing global public policy. Sloan was named one of “40 under 40” people to watch by Pasadena Magazine and a Woman of Achievement by the San Gabriel Valley YWCA her work at SCE and non-profits. She currently serves on the board of Beyond the Block, a non-profit focused on expanding global awareness and increasing intellectual curiosity of at-risk youth.

Sloan holds a master’s degree in regulatory economics and bachelor’s degree in business administration from New Mexico State University.

Podcast Guest Appearances

Last Call for Gasoline

Is this the end of the road for the internal combustion engine? 

In a bold move designed to drastically lower carbon emissions, California Governor Gavin Newsom has announced a ban on sales of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035. Other states are sure to follow suit. But is it a realistic goal?

“I think so; we can do it,” says clean transportation consultant Emily Castor Warren. “The technology is there and we’re starting to see a really rapidly increasing pace of consumer adoption.