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Eric Lantz

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Eric Lantz is a member of the Market and Policy Impact Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Energy Analyst
On staff since September 2008
Phone number: 303-384-7418

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.; Steinberg, D.; Mendelsohn, M.; Zinaman, O.; James, T.; Porro, G.; Hand, M.; Mai, T.; Logan, J.; Heeter, J.; Bird, L. (2014). Implications of a PTC Extension on U.S. Wind Deployment. 32 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-61663.

Lantz, E.; Hand, M.; Wiser, R. (2012). Past and Future Cost of Wind Energy: Preprint. 10 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-6A20-54526.

Lantz, E.; Warren, A.; Roberts, J. O.; Gevorgian, V. (2012). Wind Power Opportunities in St. Thomas, USVI: A Site-Specific Evaluation and Analysis. 100 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-7A20-55415.

Lantz, E.; Wiser, R.; Hand, M. (2012). IEA Wind Task 26: The Past and Future Cost of Wind Energy, Work Package 2. 137 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-53510.

Lantz, E.; Olis, D.; Warren, A. (2011). U.S. Virgin Islands Energy Road Map: Analysis. 121 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-52360.

Lantz, E.; Tegen, S. (2008). Economic Benefits, Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Reductions, and Water Conservation Benefits from 1,000 Megawatts (MW) of New Wind Power in Indiana. 2 pp.; NREL Report No. FS-500-42786; DOE/GO-102008-2562.

Lantz, E.; Tegen, S. (2008). Variables Affecting Economic Development of Wind Energy. 30 pp.; NREL Report No. CP-500-43506.

Full list of Eric Lantz publications (NREL)

Personal interests/hobbies

Hiking, cycling, traveling, reading