Ben Hoen

20 Sawmill Road
Milan, NY 12571-4114 USA

(845) 758-1896

Ben Hoen is a Staff Research Associate in the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Ben conducts research and analysis on renewable energy, including: renewable energy policy analysis and assistance; cost, benefit and market analysis; and, public acceptance and deployment barriers. Ben’s research on public acceptance of renewable energy has been published in the Journal of Real Estate Research, Contemporary Economic Policy, and Energy Economics. Previously, Ben worked in the paper recycling industry in Baltimore, and set up and ran his own business in Brooklyn, NY.

Ben has Bachelor’s degrees in Finance and General Business from University of Maryland and a Master of Science degree in Environmental Policy from Bard College.


Brown, Jason P., Ben Hoen, Eric Lantz, John Pender, and Ryan H. Wiser. Economic Impacts of Wind Turbine Development in U.S. Counties In Poster Presented at the AAEA & NAREA Joint Annual Meeting, July 24-26, 2011, Pittsburgh, PA ., 2011. Download: PDF (2.34 MB)
Wiser, Ryan H., and Mark Bolinger. 2010 Wind Technologies Market Report. Berkeley: LBNL, 2011. Abstract  Download: Report PDF (1.81 MB); Presentation PDF (1.55 MB); Data File XLS (118 KB)