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Tony Jimenez

Researcher IV-Market Research Analysis


Tony has experience in wind, photovoltaics, hybrid project pre-feasibility analysis, wind data analysis, small wind turbine certification, and economic impact analysis. Past and current work includes leading the small wind Regional Test Center project, analysis of the potential economic impacts of large-scale renewable energy deployment, administration of the Native American Anemometer Loan Program, coordinating NREL activities under the Department of Energy Tribal Technical Assistance Program, and renewable energy project pre-feasibility analysis on behalf of a variety of clients. A retired Army Reserve Engineer officer, Tony has served twice overseas. He served as a project manager with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Iraq and as Director of Public Works for U.S. Army installations in Kuwait.


M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University

B.S., Engineering Physics, University of Colorado Boulder

Featured Work

The Distributed Wind Cost Taxonomy, NREL Technical Report (2017)

Floating Offshore Wind in Oregon: Potential for Jobs and Economic Impacts from Two Future Scenarios, NREL Technical Report (2016)

Winnebago Resource Study, NREL Technical Report (2015)

The Wind Powering America Anemometer Loan Program: A Retrospective, NREL Technical Report (2013)

Case Studies of Potential Facility-Scale and Utility-Scale Non-Hydro Renewable Energy Projects across Reclamation, NREL Technical Report (2013)

Establishment of Small Wind Regional Test Centers, National Solar Conference (2011)

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