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Sherry Stout

Engineer | 303-275-4281

Sherry is an engineer in the Integrated Applications Center at NREL. Much of Sherry’s work at NREL focuses on energy development with American Indian Tribes and Alaska Native Villages, including energy and resilience planning, resource assessment, microgrid assessment, and energy development for economic development. Sherry also works on international programs where she focuses on grid integration of distributed renewable generation, energy/water nexus issues, energy system resilience, and interconnection processes. Sherry also works on resilience issues including distributed generation and microgrids for energy system resilience and development of resilience frameworks and best practices.

Research Interests

Energy Resilience in Rural and Remote Communities

Microgrid Development for Resilience and Power in Rural and Remote Communities

Water, Energy, Food Nexus Planning and Analysis

Grid Integration of Distributed Generation Renewable Energy Systems

Energy for Economic Development


M.S., Environmental and Sustainability Engineering, University of Colorado-Denver

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, New Mexico State University

Featured Publications

Distributed Generation to Support Development-Focused Climate Action, EC-LEDS (Enhancing Capacity for Low Emission Development Strategies), NREL Technical Report (2016)

 Jamaica National Net-Billing Pilot Program Evaluation, NREL Technical Paper (2015)

Understanding the Impacts of Local Policies on Distributed Photovoltaic Market Development, ASME 2014 8th International Conference on Energy Sustainability collocated with the ASME 2014 12th International Conference on Fuel Cell Science, Engineering and Technology (2014)

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