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Jenny Melius

Jenny Melius is a member of the Data Analysis and Visualization Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

GIS Scientist II
On staff since May 2011
Phone number: 303-275-4661

Areas of expertise

  • Spatial analysis
  • Cartography

Primary research interests

  • Rooftop availability for photovoltaic installation
  • Transportation and alternative fuels

Education and background training

  • Masters in urban and regional planning, Portland State University, 2005
  • B.S. in regional development, University of Arizona, 2003

Prior work experience

  • Crime Analyst, Portland Police Bureau, Portland, OR (2007–2011)
  • Data Management Assistant, Portland Bureau of Housing and Community Development, Portland, OR (2005–2007)

Selected publications

Melius, J., Margolis, R.; Ong. S. (2013) Estimating Rooftop Suitability for PV: A Review of Methods, Patents, and Validation Techniques. 35 pp; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-60593.

Heimiller, D.; Haase, S.; Melius, J. (2013). Renewable Energy Assessment of Bureau of Reclamation Land and Facilities Using Geographic Information Systems. 173 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-57124.

Full list of Jennifer Melius publications (NREL)