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Jørn Aabakken

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Jørn Aabakken is a member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Senior Analyst I
On staff since 1999
Phone number: 303-384-7525
E-mail: jorn_aabakken@nrel.gov

Areas of expertise

  • Web applications with database connectivity
  • Drupal, PHP, JavaScript, mySQL, Apache, MediaWiki, Simile Exhibit, SVN, Solr
  • Market research
  • Google Analytics

Primary research interests

  • Online Communities
  • Web Applications
  • Technology Characterizations
  • Renewable energy scenarios

Education and background training

  • B.S. in economics, The Pennsylvania State University
  • M.S. in mineral economics, The Pennsylvania State University

Prior work experience

  • Associate, Resource Dynamics Corporation (RDC), Vienna, Virginia

Selected publications and websites

Web site - Simple Levelized Cost of Energy Calculator

Web site - MapSearch

Web site - Renewable Energy Project Finance

Web site - System Advisor Model

Web site - Clean Energy Solutions Center

Coddington, M., R. M. Margolis, and J. Aabakken. 2008. Utility-Interconnected Photovoltaic Systems: Evaluating the Rationale for the Utility-Accessible External Disconnect Switch. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-581-42675.

Swezey, B., J. Aabakken, and L. Bird. 2007. Preliminary Examination of the Supply and Demand Balance for Renewable Electricity. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-640-42266.

Arent, D., R. Benioff, G. Mosey, L. Bird, J. Brown, E. Brown, L. Vimmerstedt, J. Aabakken, K. Parks, M. Lapsa, S. Davis, M. Olszewski, D. Cox, K. McElhaney, S. Hadley, D. Hostick, A. Nicholls, S. McDonald, and B. Holloman. 2006. Energy Sector Market Analysis. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-620-40541.

Aabakken, J. 2006. Power Technologies Energy Data Book - Fourth Edition. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-620-39728.

Brown, E. and J. Aabakken. 2006. Burbank Transportation Management Organization: Impact Analysis. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-620-40507.

Aabakken, J. 2005. Power Technologies Energy Data Book - Third Edition. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-620-37930.

Bird, L., B. Swezey, and J. Aabakken. 2004. Utility Green Pricing Programs: Design, Implementation, and Consumer Response. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-620-35618.

Aabakken, J. 2004. Power Technologies Data Book 2003 Edition. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-620-36347.

Aabakken, J. and W. Short. 2003. Domestic Energy Scenarios. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-620-32742.

Bird, L., R. Wustenhagen, and J. Aabakken. 2002. "Review of International Green Power Markets: Recent Experience, Trends, and Market Drivers." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 6 (2002): 513-36. NREL/JA-620-32751.

Hammel-Smith, C., J. Fang, M. Powders, and J. Aabakken. 2002. Issues Associated with the Use of Higher Ethanol Blends (E17-E24). Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-510-32206.

Bird, L., R. Wustenhagen, and J. Aabakken. 2002. Green Power Marketing Abroad: Recent Experience and Trends. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-620-32155. doi:10.1016/S1364-0321(02)00033-3

Coauthor. "Impacts of Electric Power Industry Restructuring on the Coal Industry" (chapter) in Challenges of Electric Power Industry Restructuring for Fuel Suppliers. Washington D.C.: Energy Information Administration. DOE/EIA-0623

Full list of Jørn Aabakken publications (NREL)