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Arielle Cardinal

Project Manager IV-Research


Arielle Cardinal is the program coordinator for the NREL Water Power Program. She is responsible for overseeing and coordinating the planning, management, execution, and reporting of all work associated with the Water Power Program at the National Wind Technology Center. Cardinal also serves as the administrator to the U.S. Technical Advisory Group of the International Electrotechnical Commission's Technical Committee 114: Marine energy – Wave, tidal and other water converters. Prior to joining NREL, she worked in the hospitality sector, developing her customer service and business management skills.


B.S., hotel administration, Cornell University