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Anelia Milbrandt

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Anelia Milbrandt is a member of the Technology Systems and Sustainability Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. She is also a member of the NREL International Studies Team.

Senior Energy Resources Analyst
On staff since 2003
Phone number: 303-275-4633

Areas of expertise

  • Biomass resource assessment
  • Geospatial modeling and analysis
  • Integrated resource, infrastructure, and market analysis

Primary research interests

  • Sustainable biomass resource development
  • Global natural resources and population dynamics
  • Renewable energy programs in developing countries

Education and background training

  • M.S. in geography, University of Sofia, Bulgaria, 1999

Prior work experience

  • GIS Specialist, MN State Legislature, 2001 - 2003

Other affiliations

  • Member of Association of American Geographers (AAG)

Selected publications and websites

Milbrandt, A. R.; Heimiller, D. M.; Perry, A. D.; Field, C. B. (2014). "Renewable Energy Potential on Marginal Lands in the United States." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Vol. 29, January 2014; pp. 473-481; NREL Report No. JA-6A50-54292.

Milbrandt, A.; Chapman, C. (2012). Bioenergy Assessment Toolkit. 26 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-56456.

Milbrandt, A.; Overend, R.P. (2011). Assessment of Biomass Resources in Afghanistan. 54 pp.; NREL/TP-6A20-49358

Milbrandt, A.; Jarvis, E. (2010). Resource Evaluation and Site Selection for Microalgae Production in India. 89 pp.; NREL/TP-6A2-48380

Milbrandt, A.; Overend, R.P. (2009). Assessment of Biomass Resources from Marginal Lands in APEC Economies. 52 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A2-46209; APEC#209-RE-01.4.

Milbrandt, A.; Overend, R.P. (2008). Survey of Biomass Resource Assessments and Assessment Capabilities in APEC Economies. 155 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A2-43710; APEC# 208-RE-01.9.

Milbrandt, A. (2009). Assessment of Biomass Resources in Liberia. 46 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A2-44808.

Overend, R. P.; Milbrandt, A. (2007). Potential Carbon Emissions Reductions from Biomass by 2030. Kutscher, C. F., ed. Tackling Climate Change in the U.S.: Potential Carbon Emissions Reductions from Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy by 2030. Boulder, CO. American Solar Energy Society pp. 113-129; NREL Report No. CH-581-41273.

Milbrandt, A. (2005). Geographic Perspective on the Current Biomass Resource Availability in the United States. 70 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-560-39181.

Full list of Anelia Milbrandt publications (NREL)