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Anthony Lopez

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Anthony Lopez is a member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Scientist III - GIS
On staff since April 2009
Phone number: 303-275-3654

Areas of expertise

  • Parallel processing and analysis of large geospatial datasets
  • Visualization of complex spatial temporal datasets

Primary research interests

  • Conversion of raw geographic renewable resource datasets to technical potential estimations
  • Global renewable resource datasets and analysis
  • Renewable resource characterization

Education and background training

  • B.S. in geography with emphasis in geographic information systems, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO, 2006

Prior work experience

  • GIS Analyst, SWCA Environmental Consultants, Broomfield, CO
  • GIS Analyst, Weld County Public Works, Greeley, CO

Selected publications

Davidson, C.; Drury, E.; Lopez, A.; Elmore, R.; Margolis, R. (2014). Modeling photovoltaic diffusion: an analysis of geospatial datasets. Environ. Res. Lett. (9) 074009.

Mai, T.; Drury, E.; Eurek, K.; Bodington, N.; Lopez, A.; Perry, A. (2013). Resource Planning Model: An Integrated Resource Planning and Dispatch Tool for Regional Electric Systems. 69 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-56723.

Lopez, A.; Roberts, B.; Heimiller, D.; Blair, N.; Porro, G. (2012). U.S. Renewable Energy Technical Potentials: A GIS-Based Analysis. 40 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-51946.

Arent, D.; Sullivan, P.; Heimiller, D.; Lopez, A.; Eurek, K.; Badger, J.; Jorgensen, H. E.; Kelly, M.; Clarke, L.; Luckow, P. (2012). Improved Offshore Wind Resource Assessment in Global Climate Stabilization Scenarios. 29 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-55049.

Full list of Anthony Lopez publications (NREL)

Personal interests/hobbies

Traveling, backpacking, fishing, and the Broncos!