Benjamin Attia

Research Analyst, Solar


  • Global
  • Africa
  • Middle East
  • Power and renewables

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Benjamin Attia is a Research Analyst in the Power & Renewables practice covering downstream solar PV markets in Africa and the Middle East, and has lead the firm’s emerging coverage of off-grid energy access. He joined Wood Mackenzie via its acquisition of Greentech Media in 2016 and is based in Boston. 

He previously worked in solar asset management and commercial operations price modeling at SunEdison and on clean energy transition-focused regulatory research for utilities and policymakers at the National Regulatory Research Institute. 


MS in Energy & Environmental Policy, University of Delaware 

BS in Economics and Energy & Environmental Policy, University of Delaware 

Selected research:

Free report (2019): Strategic investments in off-grid energy access

Webinar recording (2019): Off-grid energy access

Press release (2019): Universal electricity access investment surpassed $500 million in 2018

Editorial (2017): 7 solar trends utility companies need to know