Eric Lockhart

Eric Lockhart

Group Manager - Integrated Decision Support


Eric leads the Integrated Decision Support group at NREL. He and his team lead complex energy projects and programs that require strategy development, analytics, and technical decision making. Eric is also the principal investigator for the Solar Energy Innovation Network (SEIN), which is a project focused on novel applications of solar and storage in domestic settings. His work through SEIN includes projects focused on resilience benefits that micro-grids can provide and potential synergies between distributed solar and electric vehicle charging. In addition, he leads off-grid micro-grid research and technical assistance efforts focused on Sub-Saharan Africa, with topics including approaches to system design, community agreements, and pathways to developing sustainable business models.


M.B.A., Yale University

M.A., Global Affairs, Yale University

B.A., Economics, Yale University