David Kline

David Kline is the Manager of the Market and Policy Impact Analysis Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). He also manages NREL’s work in support of the U.S.-China Renewable Energy Partnership, one of the cooperative programs that grew out of visits to China by President Obama in 2009. Before coming to NREL in 1991, he led the natural gas planning and forecasting group at the California Energy Commission and worked in the corporate planning office of the Natomas Company.

His research is focused on international energy policy, with an emphasis on China, Ghana, Egypt, Morocco, and South Africa; China’s Village Electrification Program; Global Initiatives for Proliferation Prevention; and Greenhouse gas mitigation.

He holds a B.S. in mathematics from Stanford University and a M.S. and Ph.D. in management science and engineering from Stanford University.

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National Renewable Energy Laboratory
david.kline@nrel.gov
(303) 384-7435