Lori Bird is a member of the Markets & Policy Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.
Areas of Expertise
Renewable energy and carbon markets
Renewable energy policy
Interplay of emissions and renewables policies
M.E.S. in environmental management, 1997, Yale University, School of Forestry and
B.A. in economics and environmental studies, 1991, Indiana University
Prior Work Experience
Contractor, U.S. Department of Energy, Denver Regional Support Office, Golden, Colorado
Hagler Bailly Consulting, Boulder, Colorado (1991–1995)
Member of the American Solar Energy Society (ASES)
Member of the Colorado Renewable Energy Society
Member of Environmental Markets Association
Bird, L., J. Cochran, and X. Wang. 2014. Wind and Solar Energy Curtailment: Experience and Practices in the United StatesPDF. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-60983.
Heeter, J., R. Gelman, L. Bird. 2014. Status of Net Metering: Assessing the Potential to Reach Program CapsPDF. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-61858.
Bird, L., M. Milligan, and D. Lew. 2013. Integrating Variable Renewable Energy: Challenges and SolutionsPDF. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-60451.
Cochran, J., L. Bird, J. Heeter, and D.J. Arent. 2012. Integrating Variable Renewable Energy in Electric Power Markets: Best Practices from International Experience, Summary for PolicymakersPDF. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-53730.
Bird, L. and M. Milligan. 2012. Lessons from Large-Scale Renewable Energy Integration StudiesPDF: Preprint. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/CP-6A20-54666.
Bird, L. and J. Sumner. 2011. Using Renewable Energy Purchases to Achieve Institutional Carbon Goals: A Review of Current Practices and ConsiderationsPDF. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-49938.
Bird, L., C. Chapman, J. Logan, J. Sumner, and W. Short. 2011. "Evaluating Renewable Portfolio Standards and Carbon Cap Scenarios in the U.S. Electric Sector." Energy Policy 39, no. 5 (May 2011): 2573-85; NREL/JA-6A20-50749. doi:10.1016/j.enpol.2011.02.025
Full list of Lori Bird publications (NREL).