Kristen is a Solar Program Lead focusing on efforts to reduce soft costs and transfer emerging technologies to market. Her areas of expertise include solar market analysis, PV system price-tracking, and non-hardware cost-reduction strategies.
PV interconnection processes
PV plus storage
Distributed energy resource aggregation
M.A., International Environmental and Energy Policy, University of California San Diego
B.A., Latin American Studies and International Development, Tulane University
Installed Cost Benchmarks and Deployment Barriers for Residential Solar Photovoltaics with Energy Storage: Q1 2016, NREL Technical Report (2017)
A State-Level Comparison of Processes and Timelines for Distributed Photovoltaic Interconnection in the United States, NREL Technical Report (2015)