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Aaron Levine

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Aaron Levine is a member of the Technology Systems & Impacts Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Senior Legal and Regulatory Analyst
On staff since 2012
Phone number: 303-275-3855

Areas of Expertise

  • Environmental laws and regulations
  • Energy facility siting and transmission laws and regulations
  • Natural resource leasing and acquisition
  • Legal impacts on renewable energy development
  • Legal and policy research

Research Interests

  • Renewable energy and transmission project development


  • LL.M in environmental and natural resources law and policy (specialization in energy law and policy), University of Denver College of Law, Denver, CO, 2012
  • J.D. with environmental and natural resources law certificate, University of Kansas School of Law, Lawrence, KS, 2010
  • B.A. in political science and philosophy, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 2006

Prior Work Experience

  • Regulatory Analysis RPP, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO
  • Law Clerk, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Topeka, KS

Featured Publications

Aaron Levine, Taylor Curtis. 2016. The Future of Baseload Renewable Energy: Efforts to Streamline Geothermal and Hydropower Permitting and Regulation. American Bar Association - Section of Environment, Energy and Resources.

Aaron Levine, Jeff Cook. 2016. Transportation of Large Wind Components: A Permitting and Regulatory Review. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-66998, 27 pp.

Full list of Aaron Levine publications (NREL)