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Jessica Katz

Siting Renewable Energy in a Changing Climate: A Reimagining of BLM’s Solar Energy Zones (MS ’20)

At ERG, Jessica is focusing on learning advanced methods to comprehensively evaluate the ecological, economic, and societal impacts of development pathways in and beyond the energy sector. She joins ERG from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, where she has led analysis projects to provide technical assistance to emerging economies as they transition to cleaner, advanced energy systems. She has developed tools and trainings related to clean energy topics such as renewable energy resource assessment and the integration of significant levels of variable renewable energy to the grid. Jessica holds a BSE in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Arizona State University.