Jeremy Stefek

Jeremy Stefek

Researcher III-Environmental Engineering

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Jeremy is a workforce and economic development researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. Jeremy’s research seeks to estimate the demand for clean energy jobs, understand training and education program needs, and explore the challenges and opportunities for workforce development. He is a subject matter expert for land-based wind energy, offshore wind energy, wind energy supply chain, and waterpower technologies. Jeremy leads NREL’s wind workforce analysis efforts which seeks to understand the needs of industry, educational institutions, and students. Jeremy also supports stakeholder engagement activities, providing community resources related to economic development from wind energy.

Research Interests


Market acceleration

Energy and economic analysis

Workforce development and education

Stakeholder engagement

Supply chain


M.S., Environment, Renewable and Sustainable Energy, University of Colorado Boulder

B.A., Chemistry, University of Texas at Austin