Clean Energy Intern
Braxton Bridgers is an intern in the Clean Energy Department. Braxton is originally from the Washington D.C. area, and previously worked on energy and climate resiliency policy in the nation’s capital. During his time in D.C., Braxton worked as an energy and environmental policy researcher at Japanese public research and development firm, the New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO). Most recently, he completed a public policy fellowship with New America, a think tank dedicated to the pursuit of innovative solutions to U.S. policy challenges. At New America, his research focused on examining the efficacy of currently deployed digital disaster preparedness tools in the field of emergency management, identifying policy interventions that would enhance data sharing practices between first responders and electric utilities during emergencies. Braxton is currently pursuing a Masters in City Planning degree at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, focusing on issues at the intersection of climate resiliency and energy policy. He holds a bachelor’s degree in international affairs with a concentration in law and public policy from Northeastern University.