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Sadie Cox

Researcher IV-Decision Support Analysis


Sadie Cox is a Senior Analyst in the Markets & Policy Group of the Strategic Energy Analysis Center. Sadie’s areas of expertise include renewable energy policy and strategy design and good practices, advancing technical solutions for resilient power systems, and assessing development impacts of clean energy and climate actions.

Research Interests

Renewable energy policy applications in developing countries

Distributed generation policies and impacts


M.A., Global finance, trade, and economic integration, University of Denver

B.A., Economics and international affairs, University of Colorado Boulder

Professional Experience

Research Assistant, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (2008)

Graduate Assistant, Josef Korbel School of International Studies - University of Denver (2007–2009)

Featured Work

Distributed Generation to Support Development-Focused Climate Action, NREL Technical Report (2016)

Renewable Electricity Standards: Good Practices and Design Considerations. Clean Energy Regulators Initiative Report, NREL Technical Report (2016)

Financial Incentives to Enable Clean Energy Deployment: Policy Overview and Good Practices, NREL Technical Report (2016)

Status Report on Power System Transformation: A 21st Century Power Partnership Report, NREL Technical Report (2015)

Solar Power: Policy Overview and Good Practices, NREL Technical Report (2015)

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