Hilary Sewell

Hilary Sewell

Professional III-Finance


Hilary Sewell is a project controller in the Distributed Systems and Storage Analysis Group within the Integrated Applications Center at NREL. She supports a diverse portfolio, including NREL's Distributed Generation Market Demand Model, System Advisor Model, North American Energy Resilience Model, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation, and NREL's Aviation Portfolio (including all ports and airports, the Federal Aviation Administration, and the Architect of the Capitol). She is also the co-lead for the ESCAPES Program (Education, Stewardship and Community Action for Promoting Environmental Sustainability) at NREL that leads trail/park clean-up and maintenance, tree planting, and sustainability events.

Research Interests


Customer adoption of distributed energy resources


B.S., Business Administration and Management, Ball State University (2009–2013)

Professional Experience

Senior Project Coordinator, Sunrun (2018–2020)

Supervisor of Credit Operations, Sunrun (2016–2018)

Personal Banker, Wells Fargo (2016)

Assistant Branch Manager, PNC (2014–2015)

Retail Bank Development Program Associate, PNC (2013–2014)