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Debra Sandor

Project Manager IV-Research


Debbie is currently program manager for the Clean Energy Manufacturing Analysis Center (CEMAC). She has been working in the renewable and alternative energy field for over 25 years, as an analyst, systems integrator/engineer, technical writer, consultant and, since 2015, as the project leader for the CEMAC Benchmark Report. Prior to joining NREL, Debbie gained over six years of process engineering experience in manufacturing and R&D organizations in the aerospace and pharmaceutical industries.

Research Interests

Clean Energy Manufacturing

System Dynamics/Frameworks

Renewable Electricity Futures


M.E. in Engineering Management, University of Colorado

B.S. in Chemical Engineering, University of Florida

Featured Work

System Dynamics of Polysilicon for Solar Photovoltaics: A Framework for Investigating the Energy Security of Renewable Energy Supply Chains, Sustainability (2018)

Measures of International Manufacturing and Trade of Clean Energy Technologies, CEMAC Presentation (2018)

Benchmarks of Global Clean Energy Manufacturing, CEMAC Technical Report (2017) 

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