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Travis Lowder

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

Energy Analyst
On staff since 2012
Phone number: 303-275-3182

Areas of expertise

  • Renewable energy project finance
  • PV risk management
  • Renewable energy financial policy

Primary research interests

  • Solar securitization
  • Renewable energy capital market finance
  • Energy and human development

Education and background training

  • M.A. in international development, University of Denver, Denver, CO. 2012
  • B.A. in English literature, University of Colorado, Boulder, CO. 2004

Selected publications

Feldman, D.; Lowder, T. (2014). Banking on Solar: An Analysis of Banking Opportunities in the U.S. Distributed Photovoltaic Market. 42 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-62605.

Lowder, T.; Mendelsohn, M. (2013). Potential of Securitization in Solar PV Finance. 37 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-60230.

Lowder, T.; Mendelsohn, M.; Speer, B.; Hill, R. (Forthcoming). Continuing Developments in PV Risk Management: Strategies, Solutions, and Implications. NREL Report No. TP-6A20-57143.

Mendelsohn, M.; Lowder, T.; Canavan, B. (2012). Utility-Scale Concentrating Solar Power and Photovoltaic Projects: A Technology and Market Overview. 65 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-51137.

Lowder, T.; Hubbell, R.; Mendelsohn, M.; Cory, K. (2012). Renewable Energy Finance Tracking Initiative (REFTI): Snapshot of Recent Geothermal Financing Terms, Fourth Quarter 2009 - Second Half 2011. 22 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-54438.

Hubbell, R.; Lowder, T.; Mendelsohn, M.; Cory, K. (2012). Renewable Energy Finance Tracking Initiative (REFTI) Solar Trend Analysis. 26 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-53531.

Full list of Travis Lowder publications (NREL)