Priyanka Mohanty works jointly as a Research Analyst at the Goldman School of Public Policy and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab's International Energy Group of the Energy Analysis and Environmental Impacts Division, analyzing policy and regulatory issues related to different countries' energy transitions across the power, transport, and industrial sectors. She earned her Masters of Science with UC Berkeley's Energy and Resources Group (ERG), where she worked on a variety of issues through work at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, The California Governor's Office of PLanning and Research, and the Socio-Spatial Climate Collaborative. This included analysis of the economic benefits of just transition policies, the techno-economics of energy transitions, transport decarbonization, and governance models for climate adaptation and mitigation.
Prior to coming to ERG, she worked with the New Climate Economy (NCE), a major international initiative housed within the World Resource Institute and governed by the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate. At NCE, she provided research support for their flagship 2018 global report “Unlocking the Inclusive Growth Story of the 21st Century: Accelerating Climate Action in Urgent Times”, authored briefings on climate finance for the 2018 G7 meetings, and managed the project’s country portfolios in China, India and Indonesia, working with stakeholders to support a low-carbon development policy agenda.