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Rachel Gelman

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Rachel Gelman is a member of the Market and Policy Impact Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Energy Analyst
On staff since August 2008
Phone number: 303-384-7322

Areas of expertise

  • Various data and statistical analysis for reports ranging from policy to workforce to capacity trends and covering all renewable energy technologies
  • Making data more transparent and easily accessible across the lab
  • Market analysis

Primary research interests

  • U.S. power market dynamics
  • Energy efficiency
  • Transmission

Education and background training

  • M.S. in mineral and energy economics, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, 2013
  • B.A. in statistics and economics, Rice University, Houston, TX, 2006

Prior work experience

  • Investment banking analyst, Merrill Lynch, Power & Energy Group, New York, NY (2006-2008)

Selected publications

Gelman, R. (2013). 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book (Book). Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE). 128 pp.; NREL Report No. BK-6A20-60197; DOE/GO-102013-4291.

Farese, P.; Gelman, R.; Hendron, R. (2012). Tool to Prioritize Energy Efficiency Investments. 140 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-54799.

Gelman, R. (2012). 2011 Renewable Energy Data Book (Book). Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE). 128 pp.; NREL Report No. BK-6A20-54909; DOE/GO-102012-3598.

Haase, S.; Billman, L.; Gelman, R. (2012). Western Region Renewable Energy Markets: Implications for the Bureau of Land Management. 58 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-53540.

Hurlbut, D. J.; Haase, S.; Brinkman, G.; Funk, K.; Gelman, R.; Lantz, E.; Larney, C.; Peterson, D.; Worley, C.; Liebsch, E. (2012). Navajo Generating Station and Air Visibility Regulations: Alternatives and Impacts (Revised). Energy Analysis, NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory). 126 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-53024.

Gelman, R. (2011). 2010 Renewable Energy Data Book (Book). Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE). 136 pp.; NREL Report No. BK-6A20-51680; DOE/GO-102011-3310.

Doris, E.; Gelman, R. (2011). State of the States 2010: The Role of Policy in Clean Energy Market Transformation. 32 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-49193.

Arent, D.J.; Wise, A.; and Gelman, R. (2010). "The status and prospects of renewable energy for combating global warming." Energy Economics. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2010.11.003.

Gelman, R. (2010). 2009 Renewable Energy Data Book, August 2010 (Book). 132 pp.; NREL Report No. BK-6A2-48178; DOE/GO-102010-3074.

Gelman, R.; Hummon, M.; McLaren, J.; Doris, E. (2010). NREL's Clean Energy Policy Analyses Project: 2009 U.S. State Clean Energy Data Book, October 2010. 176 pp.; NREL Report No. BK-6A20-48212; DOE/GO-102010-3139.

2008 Renewable Energy Data Book. (2009). 138 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A2-45654; DOE/GO-102009-2827

Full list of Rachel Gelman publications (NREL)

Personal interests/hobbies

Hiking, swimming, food, travel