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Jeffrey Logan

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Jeffrey Logan is the group manager for the Market and Policy Impact Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Senior Energy Analyst
On staff since November 2008
Phone number: 303-384-7474
E-mail: jeffrey.logan@nrel.gov

Areas of expertise

  • Clean energy policy analysis
  • Carbon mitigation
  • Energy security
  • Chinese energy policy and markets

Primary research interests

  • Clean energy and carbon markets
  • Renewable energy policy
  • Linkages between climate mitigation and energy security

Education and background training

  • M.S. in environmental science and Master in Public Administration, 1995, Indiana University, School of Public and Environmental Affairs
  • B.S. in aerospace engineering and B.A. in general arts and sciences, 1985, Pennsylvania State University

Prior work experience

  • Specialist in energy policy, Congressional Research Service, Washington, DC (2007-2008)
  • Senior energy analyst, World Resources Institute, Washington, DC (2005-2007)
  • Senior energy analyst, International Energy Agency, Paris (2003-2005)
  • Scientist, Advanced International Studies Unit, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Washington, DC (1997-2003)
  • Peace Corps Volunteer in Nepal and China (1987-1992)

Selected publications

Logan, J.; Heath, G.; Macknick, J.; Paranhos, E.; Boyd, W.; Carlson, K. (2013). Executive Summary - Natural Gas and the Transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector: Electricity. 19 pp.; NREL Report No. BR-6A50-57702.

Mai, T.; Logan, J.; Blair, N.; Sullivan, P.; Bazilian, M. (2013). RE-ASSUME: A Decision Maker's Guide to Evaluating Energy Scenarios, Modeling, and Assumptions. 73 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-58493.

Logan, J.; Lopez, A.; Mai, T.; Davidson, C.; Bazilian, M.; Arent, D. (2013). Natural Gas Scenarios in the U.S. Power Sector. Energy Economics. Vol. 40, November 2013; pp. 183-195; NREL Report No. JA-6A50-57087. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2013.06.008

Lee, A.; Zinaman, O.; Logan, J.; Bazilian, M.; Arent, D.; Newmark, R. L. (2012). Interactions, Complementarities and Tensions at the Nexus of Natural Gas and Renewable Energy. Electricity Journal. Vol. 25(10), December 2012; pp. 38-48; NREL Report No. JA-6A50-56674. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.tej.2012.10.021

Lee, A.; Zinaman, O.; Logan, J. (2012). Opportunities for Synergy Between Natural Gas and Renewable Energy in the Electric Power and Transportation Sectors. 59 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A50-56324.

Logan, J.; Heath, G.; Macknick, J.; Paranhos, E.; Boyd, W.; Carlson, K. (2012). Natural Gas and the Transformation of the U.S. Energy Sector: Electricity. 255 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A50-55538.

Denholm, P.; Dillon, A.; Drury, E.; Glatzmaier, G.; Logan, J.; Melaina, M.; Neubauer, J.; Reindl, D.; Santhanagopalan, S.; Smith, K.; Steward, D.; Succar, S. (2012). "Energy Storage for Power Grids and Electric Transportation: A Technology Assessment." 146 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-51252.

Lee, A.; Zinaman, O.; Logan, J. (2012). Opportunities for Synergy Between Natural Gas and Renewable Energy in the Electric Power and Transportation Sectors. 59 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A50-56324.

Bird, L.; Chapman, C.; Logan, J.; Sumner, J.; Short, W. (2011). "Evaluating Renewable Portfolio Standards and Carbon Cap Scenarios in the U.S. Electric Sector." Energy Policy. Vol. 39(5), May 2011; pp. 2573-2585; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-50749. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2011.02.025

Logan, J.; Sullivan, P.; Short, W.; Bird, L.; James, T. L.; Shah, M. R. (2009). Evaluating a Proposed 20% National Renewable Portfolio Standard. 35 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A2-45161.

Logan, J.; James, T. L. (2009). Comparative Review of a Dozen National Energy Plans: Focus on Renewable and Efficient Energy. 49 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A2-45046.

Full list of Jeffrey Logan publications (NREL)

Personal interests/hobbies

Traveling, building things, reading, hiking, cooking