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Janine Freeman

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Janine Freeman is a member of the Energy Forecasting and Modeling Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Energy System Modeling Engineer
On staff since March 2013
Phone number: 303-275-4694
E-mail: janine.freeman@nrel.gov

Areas of expertise

  • Solar instrumentation
  • PV energy production modeling
  • Solar resource estimates
  • Vertical axis wind turbine analysis/wind tunnel experimentation
  • PVsyst
  • CAD modeling
  • Campbell Scientific LoggerNet
  • Matlab

Primary research interests

  • Wind and solar power improvements

Education and background training

  • M.S. in mechanical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy NY, 2010
  • B.S. in mechanical engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), Troy NY, 2009

Prior work experience

  • AWS Truepower, Albany NY, Solar Services Engineer (2011-2012)

Other affiliations

  • Alpha Omega Epsilon Professional Engineering Sorority

Selected publications

Freeman, J.; Jorgenson, J.; Gilman, P.; Ferguson, T. (2014). Reference Manual for the System Advisor Model's Wind Power Performance Model. 34 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-60570

Freeman, J.; Whitmore, J.; Blair, N.; Dobos, A. P. (2014). Validation of Multiple Tools for Flat Plate Photovoltaic Modeling Against Measured Data. 21 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-61497.

Solar Input Data for Photovoltaic Performance Modeling (Schnitzer et al, 2012)

Testing of a Combined Savonius-Darrieus Wind Turbine (Freeman et al, 2010- Master's thesis)

Full list of Janine Freeman publications (NREL)

Personal interests/hobbies

Travel, rock climbing, music, languages, biking