Emilia Groupp

Emilia Groupp is a fifth-year PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology. Her research focuses on the development of utility-scale solar energy sites, transnational energy infrastructures and new energy geographies. She has carried out long-term ethnographic research with several transnational renewable energy developers as part of her doctoral dissertation research, as well as collaborative research with stakeholders. Her current research examines the relationship between grassroots political organizing and renewable energy development and the social relations that underlie the development of utility-scale renewable energy sites. She also works on a number of projects to expand open access research and data.