Doug Arent

Doug Arent, PhD. is Executive Director of the Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). In addition to his NREL responsibilities, he is Sr. Visiting Fellow at the Center for Strategic and International Studies, and a member of the National Research Council Committee to Advise to U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP), and a member of the International Advisory Board for the journal Energy Policy. Dr. Arent was a Coordinating Lead Author for the 5th Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). His research interests are centered in energy and sustainability, where he has been active for more than 30 years. He has published extensively on topics of clean energy, renewable energy, power systems, natural gas, and the intersection of science and public policy.