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Anna Broughel

Anna Broughel



Anna Broughel is a Lecturer in Sustainable Energy Transition Policy at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. As a member of the executive council of the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE), Anna holds the position of Vice President of Communications at the USAEE and is in charge of the USAEE/IAEE annual conference plenaries. Her extensive engagement with alumni of the Clean Energy Leadership Institute showcases her dedication to fostering collaboration and advancing clean energy solutions.In the past, Anna worked as an energy economist at Tetra Tech and as a science and technology fellow in the U.S. Department of Energy. During her tenure, she focused on leveraging big data and behavioral economics to generate actionable insights for a successful energy transition. She holds a Ph.D. in economics and policy, conferred by the State University of New York in association with Syracuse University, where she was a Fulbright scholar. She completed post-doctoral training at the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and the University of Maryland, College Park.
  • Cranmer, A., Broughel, A., Ericson J. D., (2023). “Getting to 30 GW by 2030: Visual preferences of coastal residents for offshore wind farms on the US East Coast”. Energy Policy, 173, 113366.

  • Cranmer, A., Ericson J. D., Broughel, A. Dharni, K. (2022). “Immersion matters: The Medium is the Message for Wind Energy”. Journal of Cleaner Production, 378, 134498.

  • Vuichard, P, Broughel, A., Tabi, A., Wustenhagen, R. (2022). “Keep it Local and Bird-Friendly: Social Acceptance of Wind Energy in Switzerland, Estonia and Ukraine – A Cross-Country Analysis based on Choice Experiments”. Energy Research & Social Science, 88, 102508.

  • Cranmer, A., Ericson, J., Broughel, AE, and Bernard, B. (2020). “Worth a thousand words: Presenting wind turbines in virtual reality reveals new opportunities for social acceptance and visualization research”. Energy Research & Social Science, 67, 101507.

  • Mignon, I., and Broughel, AE. (2020). “What interests do intermediaries prioritize during wind- and solar project development?” Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions, 36, 393-405.

  • Broughel, AE. (2019). “On the ground in sunny Mexico: A case study of consumer perceptions and willingness to pay for solar-powered devices”. World Development Perspectives, 15, 100-130.

  • Broughel, AE. (2018). “Impact of state policies on generating capacity for production of electricity and combined heat and power from forest biomass in the United States”. Renewable Energy, 134, 1163-1172.

  • Ebers Broughel, A., Hampl, N. (2018). “Community financing of renewable energy projects in Austria and Switzerland: profiles of potential investors”. Energy Policy, 123, 722-736.

  • Ebers, A., Malmsheimer, R., Volk, T., Newman, D.H., (2016). “Inventory and classification of federal and state forest biomass electricity and heat policies in the US”. Biomass and Bioenergy, 84, 67-75.



  • USA
  • EU
  • Central and Eastern Europe
  • Russia


  • Energy Transition
  • Behavioral Economics
  • Policy Analysis

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