Joe Rand

Joe Rand

Senior Scientific Engineering Associate

Bio

Joseph (Joe) Rand is a Senior Scientific Engineering Associate in the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Joe conducts research and analysis on renewable energy, including: renewable energy policy, cost, and market analysis; spatial data analysis; and research related to public acceptance and deployment barriers of renewable energy.

Previously, Joe worked for the DOE Wind for Schools Program in North Carolina and the KidWind Project, a wind energy science education organization in Minnesota. He was awarded a research fellowship from the Hydro Research Foundation as well as a Switzer Environmental Fellowship in 2015, and the 'Novus Ventus' award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Wind Power Program in 2015.

Joe holds a master’s degree in Energy and Resources from the University of California, Berkeley, and a bachelor's degree in Environmental Studies from Macalester College.

Awards

Spot: Will Gorman, Joseph Rand, Joachim Seel -  February 24th 2022

For successful leadership of interconnection queue and hybrid top-10 projects.

Spot: IEA Wind Expert Survey Team -  November 30th 2020

For your leadership in the formulation, design, execution and analysis of the IEA Wind expert survey on future wind energy costs.

Publications

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