Joseph Womble is a Research Analyst in the U.S. Energy program. He supports local governments' clean energy goals through education, facilitation, and research. His work with local governments has focused on expanding low-income community solar, enhancing resilience at critical facilities, expanding engagement in wholesale electricity markets, and incorporating community voices in clean energy planning.

Prior to joining WRI, Joseph worked as a consultant and completed several government affairs internships. Joseph most recently interned at the Alliance to Save Energy, where he helped advance policy priorities to get clean energy workers back to work after COVID-19-related layoffs. As a consultant with ArcLight Analytics, he led the data collection and analysis process for a meta-analysis, which analyzed consumers' willingness to pay to avert the worst impacts of climate change.

Joseph holds a B.A. in Public Policy and a B.A. in Environmental Studies from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In 2019, he was the recipient of the Andrews Fellowship in Environmental Policy.

Joseph lives in Raleigh, North Carolina, where he can frequently be found on his e-bike or playing cello.