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Elizabeth Doris

Laboratory Program Manager II-Policy Analysis


Elizabeth "Liz" Doris is the laboratory program manager for the Weatherization and Intergovernmental Program, the Office of Indian Energy, and the Energy Transitions Initiative, which—together—form State, Local, and Tribal activities

Research Interests

Jurisdictional approaches to energy system transformation, including island governments and sovereign nations

Equitable, whole community transition

Mixed methods approaches to next generation decision informatics

High efficiency government information dissemination program design


Doctorate, Law and Policy, Northeastern University

M.S., Energy Policy, Johns Hopkins University

B.A., Environmental Science and Marine Biology, Boston University

Professional Experience

American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy

Associations and Memberships

Member, Association of Public Policy Analysis and Management 

Member, American Solar Energy Society

Featured Work

Puerto Rico Energy Planning Resources Workshop Report, NREL Technical Report (2019)

Techno-Economic Renewable Energy Potential on Tribal Lands, NREL Technical Report (2018)

Clean Energy in City Codes: A Baseline Analysis of Municipal Codification across the United States, NREL Technical Report (2017)

City-Level Energy Decision Making: Data Use in Energy Planning, Implementation, and Evaluation in U.S. Cities, NREL Technical Report (2015)

Effect of State Policy Suites on the Development of Solar Markets, NREL Technical Report (2015)

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