O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs
O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs professor Sanya Carley’s research focuses on policy and other efforts aimed at advancing the innovation of low-carbon and efficient energy technologies in both the electricity and transportation sectors. Her recent projects focus on the U.S. energy transition, including a study of vulnerable populations to the transition and a study of public acceptance of energy infrastructure.
In other work, she evaluates the effects, design and unintended consequences of renewable portfolio standards, corporate average fuel economy standards and net energy metering standards, among other policies. Ongoing research also focuses on energy-based economic development and sustainability in industry.
Areas of Expertise
Energy justice, energy insecurity, Green New Deal, renewable energy policies, electricity markets, transportation policies, energy infrastructure, energy-based economic development, public perceptions of energy technologies.