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Maria Petrova

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Maria Petrova, PhD is a Program Director at Georgetown University. She examines public acceptance of wind and wave energy. Raised on the Black Sea, she focuses on just and equitable energy transitions, food and water availability and access, and sustainable solutions.

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Maria Petrova

Solving the tricky part of getting to net zero requires reconfiguring community engagement approaches

Despite policy efforts and historic investments by the administration and private developers, renewable energy projects are met with strong local opposition. The use of Community Benefit Agreements is discussed as a possible equitable and efficient solution to aid the energy transition

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