Full Name
Nate Blair
Job Title
Group Manager
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
Speaker Bio
Nate Blair manages the Distributed Systems and Storage Analysis group within the Accelerated Deployment and Decision Support center at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). Nate has 30 years of experience in energy systems modeling and energy analysis. Nate has a B.A. Physics (1992) before a M.S.M.E. (1993) and an MBA (2002) from the UW-Madison. His time at NREL include roles developing the System Advisor Model (SAM) and PVWatts – both well-known system modeling tools - as well as the ReEDS electric grid planning model. He currently manages a growing capability around distribution technology and storage analysis. He worked on assignment for a year at the World Bank. Recently, he recently led the NREL Storage Futures Study and was the technical lead for the Puerto Rico 100 project.
Nate Blair