Robi joined NREL in 1999. His expertise is in wind resource assessment and project
development/deployment. He has completed resource assessments for wind and other technologies
at dozens of domestic and international federal facilities utilizing Windographer,
OpenWind, WindPro, and HOMER software. Robi was the project manager for the installation
of a Vestas V-47 660-kW wind turbine at Camp Williams, Utah. He has developed numerous
workshops on wind, pumped storage hydropower, and general renewable energy topics
for federal energy managers and project leaders. He managed the hybrid power system
providing renewable power to the Organizer's Team of the Solar Decathlon, an innovative
solar house competition for university students worldwide. Prior to joining NREL,
Robi installed solar and small weather systems on schools throughout Colorado while
a photovoltaics technician with Altair Energy.
M.S. in Building Systems Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder; B.B.A.
in Accounting, University of Massachusetts at Amherst