Elise DeGeorge

Elise DeGeorge

Group Manager III-Mechanical Engineering


Elise is a project leader on wind and water power workforce development projects, regional planning projects, as well as other hydropower and manufacturing projects. Formerly, she served as manager for the Water Power Group at NREL’s Flatirons Campus, which includes both marine energy and hydropower, and supported the wind and water power programs team as a program integrator, helping to manage and execute NREL's $50-million+ wind energy program. Her expertise is in planning, analysis, and project management. Prior to joining NREL, Elise worked for 17 years at a global environmental consulting firm, MWH (now Stantec), where she worked on municipal engineering assignments across the project lifecycle. She also worked on management consulting assignments in the areas of sustainability and climate change, asset management, and organizational optimization.


Masters of Business Administration, University of California at Berkeley

M.S. in Environmental Engineering, University of Alaska

B.S. in Engineering, University of Michigan

B.S. in Natural Resource Management, University of Michigan

Professional Engineer, State of Colorado