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Sadie Cox

Researcher IV-Decision Support Analysis

Sadie.Cox@nrel.gov | 303-384-7391

Sadie Cox is a Senior Analyst in the Markets & Policy Analysis Group of the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. Sadie’s areas of expertise include renewable energy design and good practices, advancing technical solutions for resilient power systems, and assessing development impacts of clean energy and climate actions.

Areas of Expertise

Renewable energy policy
Resilient power systems
Development impact assessment
Low emission development approaches

Research Interests

Renewable energy policy applications in developing countries
Distributed generation policies and impacts

Education

M.A. in global finance, trade and economic integration, University of Denver, 2009
B.A. in economics and international affairs, University of Colorado - Boulder, 2005

Prior Work Experience

Research Assistant, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France (2008)
Graduate Assistant, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, Denver, CO (200709)

Featured Publications

Sadie Cox, Pieter Gagnon, Sherry Stout, Owen Zinaman, Andrea Watson, Eliza Hotchkiss. 2016. Distributed Generation to Support Development-Focused Climate Action. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-66597, 30 pp.

Sadie Cox, Sean Esterly. 2016. Renewable Electricity Standards: Good Practices and Design Considerations. Clean Energy Regulators Initiative Report. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-65507, 14 pp.

Sadie Cox. 2016. Financial Incentives to Enable Clean Energy Deployment: Policy Overview and Good Practices. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-65541. 17 pp. External Note: Prepared for the U.S. Department of Energy and the Australian Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. Online access.

M. Miller, E. Martinot, S. Cox, B. Speer, O. Zinaman, S. Booth, R. Zissler, J. Cochran, S. K. Soonee, P. Audinet, L. Munuera, D. Arent. 2015. Status Report on Power System Transformation: A 21st Century Power Partnership Report. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-63366. 109 pp. Online access.

S. Cox, T. Walters, S. Esterly, S. Booth. 2015. Solar Power: Policy Overview and Good Practices. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-64178. 27 pp. Online access.

Cox, S., K. Nawaz, and D. Sandor. 2015. Development Impact Assessment (DIA) Case Study: South Africa. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-61757. 34 pp. Online access.

Miller, M. and S. Cox. 2014. Overview of Variable Renewable Energy Regulatory Issues: A Clean Energy Regulators Initiative Report. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-61350. 47 pp. Online access.

Cox, S., J. Katz, and L. Wurtenberger. 2014. Assessing Development Impacts Associated with Low Emission Development Strategies: Lessons Learned from Pilot Efforts in Kenya and Montenegro. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-58391. 33 pp.

Full list of Sadie Cox publications (NREL).