Wendy Hawthorne

Project Manager III-Research


Wendy Hawthorne is a senior project leader for energy equity with the Integrated Decision Support group in the Accelerated Deployment and Decision Support Center. She leads and supports both internal and external efforts to equitably engage underserved communities in the clean energy transition. She comes to NREL with almost 20 years of experience working on the ground implementing energy efficiency, transportation, healthy homes, and climate justice programs in partnership with low-income communities. Hawthorne has a P.E. in mechanical engineering.


M.S., Civil Engineering, University of Colorado Boulder

B.S., Civil Engineering, Princeton University