Research Analyst I, U.S. Energy Program
Joseph Womble is a Research Analyst in the U.S. Energy program. He supports local governments' clean energy goals by addressing knowledge barriers to engagement in resource planning, wholesale market processes, and various other regulatory processes. He also works to advance the participation of low-income communities and community-based organizations in the clean energy economy.
Prior to joining WRI, Joseph worked as a consultant and completed several government affairs internships. Joseph 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 E. Johnson Consulting, 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 selected as the recipient of the Andrews Fellowship in Environmental Policy.
Joseph lives in Washington, D.C., where he can frequently be found running, cooking, or playing cello.
Electric MobilityVisit Project
Increasing access to electric vehicles and charging infrastructure, and optimizing to reduce emissions.Part of Cities
Utility Clean Energy SolutionsVisit Project
Working with utilities, cities and relevant stakeholders to explore how they can implement shared clean energy goals.Part of Energy
Power System ReformVisit Project
Engaging with wholesale market operators, utilities, developers, electricity customers and other key actors to strengthen and modernize the U.S. power systemPart of Energy