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KC Hallett

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KC Hallett is a member of the Technology Systems and Sustainability Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Energy Analyst
On staff since January 2010

Areas of expertise

  • Statistical modeling
  • Benefit-cost and triple-bottom-line analysis
  • Climate change impact and vulnerability analysis
  • Data visualization

Primary research interests

  • Distributed generation
  • Facilitating access to data and research through visualization tools
  • Promoting the use of and contributions to open, linked data

Education and background training

  • M.S. in water resources engineering, University of Colorado, 2006
  • B.A. in economics and environmental sciences, University of Virginia, 2001

Prior work experience

  • Wind and Market Analyst, Entegrity Wind Systems, Boulder, CO
  • Water Resources Engineer, Applegate Group, Denver, CO
  • Associate, Stratus Consulting, Boulder, CO

Selected publications

Daw, J.; Hallett, K.; DeWolfe, J.; Venner, I. (2012). Energy Efficiency Strategies for Municipal Wastewater Treatment Facilities. 25 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-7A20-53341.

Macknick, J.; Newmark, R.; Heath, G.; Hallett, K. C.; Meldrum, J.; Nettles-Anderson, S. (2012). "Operational Water Consumption and Withdrawal Factors for Electricity Generating Technologies: A Review of Existing Literature." Article No. 045802. Environmental Research Letters. Vol. 7(4), October-December 2012; 10 pp.; NREL Report No. JA-6A20-56244.

Macknick, J.; Newmark, R.; Heath, G.; Hallett, K. C. (2011). Review of Operational Water Consumption and Withdrawal Factors for Electricity Generating Technologies. 29 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-50900.

Hallett, K. C. (2011). Energy Intensity of Water: Literature Suggests Increasing Interest Despite Limited and Inconsistent Data. Paper No. IMECE2011-62301. Proceedings of the ASME 2011 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (IMECE2011), 11-17 November 2011 , Denver, Colorado. Volume 1: Advances in Aerospace Technology; Energy Water Nexus; Globalization of Engineering; Posters. New York, NY: American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) pp. 409-419; NREL Report No. CP-6A20-51405.

Personal interests/hobbies
Mountain biking, trail running, skiing, backpacking, camping