Photo of Sadie Cox

Sadie Cox

Project Manager V-Research


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

Integration of Large-Scale Renewable Energy in the Bulk Power System: Good Practices from International Experiences, NREL Technical Report (2020)

Hybrid Floating Solar Photovoltaics-Hydropower Systems: Benefits and Global Assessment of Technical Potential, Renewable Energy (2020)

Power Sector Transformation Pathways, NREL Technical Report (2020)

Renewable Energy Data, Analysis, and Decisions: A Guide for Practitioners, NREL Technical Report (2018)

Bridging Climate Change Resilience and Mitigation in the Electricity Sector Through Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, NREL Technical Report (2017)

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

View all NREL publications for Sadie Cox