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Eric Lantz

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Eric Lantz is member of the Technology Systems and Sustainability Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Energy Analyst - Manager, Technology Systems and Utility Analysis
On staff since September 2008
Phone number: 303-384-7418
E-mail: eric.lantz@nrel.gov

Areas of expertise

  • Economic development impacts analysis
  • State and federal policy analysis

Primary research interests

  • Policy applications for expanding renewable energy markets
  • Evaluating economic and fiscal impacts of energy policy alternatives
  • Social acceptance of renewable energy infrastructure

Education and background training

  • M.S. in environmental studies, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 2008
  • B.A. in biology, Eastern Mennonite University, Harrisonburg, VA, 2003

Prior work experience

  • Graduate research partner, NREL (2007-2008)
  • Client services specialist, Pace Analytical Services, Minneapolis, Minnesota (2005-2006)

Selected publications

Lantz, E., D. Steinberg, M. Mendelsohn, O. Zinaman, T. James, G. Porro, M. Hand, T. Mai, J. Logan, J. Heeter, and L. Bird. 2014. Implications of a PTC Extension on U.S. Wind Deployment. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-61663.

Lantz, E., M. Hand, and R. Wiser. 2012. Past and Future Cost of Wind Energy: Preprint. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/CP-6A20-54526.

Lantz, E., A. Warren, J.O. Roberts, and V. Gevorgian. 2012. Wind Power Opportunities in St. Thomas, USVI: A Site-Specific Evaluation and Analysis. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-7A20-55415.

Lantz, E., R. Wiser, and M. Hand. 2012. IEA Wind Task 26: The Past and Future Cost of Wind Energy, Work Package 2. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-53510.

Lantz, E., D. Olis, and A. Warren. 2011. U.S. Virgin Islands Energy Road Map: Analysis. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-52360.

Lantz, E. and S. Tegen. 2008. Economic Benefits, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in Indiana. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/FS-500-42786; DOE/GO-102008-2562.

Lantz, E. and S. Tegen. 2008. Variables Affecting Economic Development of Wind Energy. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/CP-500-43506.

Full list of Eric Lantz publications (NREL)

Personal interests/hobbies

Hiking, cycling, traveling, reading