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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

Web site - RET Finance

Swezey, B.; Aabakken, J.; Bird, L. (2007). Preliminary Examination of the Supply and Demand Balance for Renewable Electricity. 15 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-640-42266.

Arent, D.; Benioff, R.; Mosey, G.; Bird, L.; Brown, J.; Brown, E.; Vimmerstedt, L.; Aabakken, J.; Parks, K.; Lapsa, M.; Davis, S.; Olszewski, M.; Cox, D.; McElhaney, K.; Hadley, S.; Hostick, D.; Nicholls, A.; McDonald, S.; Holloman, B. (2006). Energy Sector Market Analysis. 51 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-620-40541.

Aabakken, J. (2006). Power Technologies Energy Data Book - Fourth Edition. 235 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-620-39728.

Brown, E.; Aabakken, J. (2006). Burbank Transportation Management Organization: Impact Analysis. 18 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-620-40507.

Aabakken, J. (2005). Power Technologies Energy Data Book - Third Edition. 226 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-620-37930.

Bird, L.; Swezey, B.; Aabakken, J. (2004). Utility Green Pricing Programs: Design, Implementation, and Consumer Response. 33 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-620-35618.

Aabakken, J. (2004). Power Technologies Data Book 2003 Edition. 210 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-620-36347.

Aabakken, J.; Short, W. (2003). Domestic Energy Scenarios. 30 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-620-32742.

Bird, L.; Wustenhagen, R.; Aabakken, J. (2002). "Review of International Green Power Markets: Recent Experience, Trends, and Market Drivers." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Vol. 6, 2002; pp. 513-536; NREL Report No. JA-620-32751.

Hammel-Smith, C.; Fang, J.; Powders, M.; Aabakken, J. (2002). "Issues Associated with the Use of Highter Ethanol Blends (E17-E24)." 84 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-510-32206.

Bird, L.; Wustenhagen, R.; Aabakken, J. (2002). Green Power Marketing Abroad: Recent Experience and Trends. 71 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-620-32155.

Coauthor of chapter on "Impacts of Electric Power Industry Restructuring on the Coal Industry" in Challenges of Electric Power Industry Restructuring for Fuel Suppliers, Energy Information Administration, DOE/EIA-0623, September 1998.

Full list of Jørn Aabakken publications (NREL)