Research

Xiaojing Sun

Senior Research Analyst, Global Solar

Expertise

  • Global
  • Power and renewables

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Tel (+1) 919-943-8885

Dr. Xiaojing Sun is a senior research analyst at Wood Mackenzie specialized in global solar PV supply chain and technology development. Her coverage areas include the expansion of the solar manufacturing capacity across the globe, the commercialization of new technologies, the evolution of solar system cost in different markets, and the interaction between technology, market, and policy. With the greater Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables team, Xiaojing is committed to unpacking market conditions for clients and discovering new opportunities.

Before joining Wood Mackenzie, Xiaojing was the chief technology officer at The Greenlink Group, a data-driven clean energy consulting firm, leading the development of energy modeling platform and clean energy consulting projects. Her work directly contributed to over 30 American cities passing and implementing 100% clean energy programs.

Before Greenlink, Xiaojing was a research manager at Stanford University Steyer-Taylor Center for Energy Policy and Finance. In this position, she led a team to exam the development path of the Chinese solar PV industry and the sources of their competitive advantage.  

Education

PhD, Energy and Climate Policy, Georgia Institute of Technology

MSc, Environmental Management, Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment

BSc, Environmental Engineering, Nankai University