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Washington D.C. Office

The following SEAC staff are based in our Washington D.C. Office. They support a variety of programs and activities, and often are the liaison between the U.S. Department of Energy and staff based in Golden, Colorado.

Team Lead: Robert Margolis (acting)
Administrative Support: Catherine Burke (Golden)

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Austin Brown

Senior Analyst (Strategic Planning)

Areas of expertise

  • Crosscutting low-carbon strategies
  • Clean transportation technologies and policies

Primary research interests

  • Clean energy research portfolio planning
  • Energy and society
  • Sustainable transportation systems

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David J. Feldman

Senior Financial Analyst

Areas of expertise

  • Renewable energy project finance
  • Corporate finance
  • Solar energy market analysis

Primary research interests

  • Economic and market analysis of renewable energy technologies
  • Renewable energy policy
  • Corporate finance in energy sector

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Thomas Jenkin

Senior Analyst

Areas of expertise

  • Valuation and risk management
  • Market structure and operation of natural gas and power markets
  • Economic analysis of storage technologies
  • R&D

Primary research interests

  • R&D and commercialization of energy technologies
  • Cost/benefit analysis of renewable technology programs
  • Storage
  • Economic and market analysis of renewable energy technologies

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Robert M. Margolis

Senior Analyst

Areas of expertise

  • Energy-economic-environmental modeling, including national and global-scale models
  • Economic and market analysis of renewable energy technologies
  • R&D planning and evaluation
  • Long-term scenario development

Primary research interests

  • Science and technology policy
  • Research, development, and demonstration policy
  • Energy technology
  • Environmental policy

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John (Jack) Mayernik

Building Energy Analyst

Areas of expertise

  • Building sector analysis
  • Logic models
  • Econometrics

Primary research interests

  • Economic and market analysis of energy efficiency technologies
  • Cost/benefit analysis of energy efficiency programs
  • International and domestic energy efficiency policy

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Colin McMillan

Senior Analyst

Areas of expertise

  • Life cycle assessment
  • Energy efficiency
  • Econometrics

Primary research interests

  • Systems-level energy efficiency analysis
  • Material and energy flows in economies

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Monisha Shah

Senior Energy Analyst

Areas of expertise

  • Energy, environmental, and economic modeling and analysis
  • Benefits analysis (environmental, economic, health)
  • Strategic analysis, program development and management, international capacity building

Primary research interests

  • International and domestic climate change policy
  • Intersections between energy, environment, and economics
  • The impact of climate change and energy policy design on the deployment of energy efficiency and renewable energy
  • Strategies to mitigate both GHGs and local emissions and further economic development in China and other developing countries

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