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Devyn Powell

Devyn Powell

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Portland Office
Portland, OR 97204
(509) 375-6543


Devyn Powell joined PNNL in 2021 as an energy research analyst. Her work focuses on policy research and analysis related to energy storage, energy equity, and decarbonization. Prior to joining PNNL, she worked at Evergreen Action, Solar United Neighbors, and Devyn has earned a B.A. in International Relations and Environmental Studies from Tufts University and a Master of Public Policy from Georgetown University, and she is based in Portland, Oregon.

Research Interests

  • Energy policy and regulation
  • Grid modernization and climate resilience
  • Energy and environmental justice and equity
  • Distributed energy resources
  • Energy storage

Education and Credentials

  • B.A., International Relations and Environmental Studies, Tufts University, 2014
  • M.P.P., Georgetown University, 2021

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI) Fellow, 2021

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas