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Emma Elgqvist

Group Manager - Modeling & Analysis


Emma is an engineer in the Integrated Application Center’s Engineering and Modeling group. As part of the REopt team, Emma’s work includes providing technical assistance and deployment guidance on renewable energy (RE) technologies to meet aggressive energy goals, conducting renewable energy screenings and evaluating RE and storage deployment potential. Emma also leads the NREL efforts of FEMP’s technical assistance program and portal which provides agencies with support in the most critical areas of RE project development.

Research Interests

Energy optimization

Techno-economic modeling

Federal RE project implementation

Solar+storage economics


M.S. Engineering Management, Colorado School of Mines

B.S. in Industrial Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology

Featured Work

Federal Tax Incentives for Battery Storage Systems, NREL Fact Sheet (2017)

Portfolio Analysis of Renewable Energy Opportunities, Society of Telecommunication Engineers Cable-Tec Expo (2016)

Automotive Lithium-ion Battery (LIB) Supply Chain and U.S. Competitiveness Considerations, NREL Technical Report (2015)

REopt: A Platform for Energy System Integration and Optimization, ASME 8th International Conference on Energy Sustainability (2014)

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