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Dani Salyer

Professional III-Program Coordinator


Dani joined NREL in 2010 and currently provides program management and proposal coordination for the Lab Program Manager of NREL’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Strategic Analysis (SA) programs. She provides project management support to leaders of cross-cutting analysis projects, including high-priority research areas like circular economy and flagship studies including the Annual Technology Baseline, Electrification Futures, and Storage Futures. Dani also provides support for special projects for laboratory strategic priorities. Her core responsibilities include program development, proposal management, milestone tracking, monitoring and evaluation reporting for clients, cost planning and financial analysis. Research areas she is particularly interested in are circular economy, economic impacts of recycling, plastics policy, regenerative agriculture, and soil carbon sequestration.


B.S., Interdisciplinary Studies (Concentration in Graphic Design and Technical Writing), Radford University (2000)

Professional Experience

Office Manager, Research and Development Center, SkyFuel, Inc. (2008–2010)

Sales Manager, ReflecTech, Inc. (2008–2010)

VP Business Development & Sustainability, Clean Air Lawn Care (2006–2008)

Data Specialist, Hawaii Energy (2011)

Chair, Northern Colorado Renewable Energy Society (2005–2006)

Larimer County Campaign Coordinator, Amendment 37, Coloradoans for Clean Energy (2004)