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Francisco Flores-Espino

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Francisco Flores-Espino is a member of the Market and Policy Impact Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Energy Analyst
On staff since July 2013
Phone number: 303-384-7385

Areas of expertise

  • Electric power market analysis
  • State and federal energy policy and regulation
  • Project-level financial analysis and modeling

Primary research interests

  • Economic impacts of renewable energy deployment
  • Policy influence on energy markets

Education and background training

  • M.S. in energy and management, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, 2013
  • B.S. in electrical engineering, Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education (ITESM), Mexico City, Mexico, 1999.

Prior work experience

  • Graduate research partner, NREL (2013)
  • Renewable energy program manager, Colorado Energy Office, Denver, Colorado (2009-2012)
  • Project manager, International Center for Appropriate and Sustainable Technology, Lakewood, Colorado (2008-2009)

Selected publications

Tegen, S.; Keyser, D.; Flores-Espino, F.; Miles, J.; Zammit, D.; Loomis, D. (2015). Offshore Wind Jobs and Economic Development Impacts in the United States: Four Regional Scenarios. 65 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-5000-61315

Full list of Francisco Flores-Espino publications (NREL)

Personal interests/hobbies

Bicycling, meditation, photography.