Dr. Michael Woodhouse is a senior analyst and project lead within NREL’s Strategic Energy Analysis Center (SEAC) and Washington, DC, office. His analysis activities are focused on solar energy and storage technologies, economics, and policy. He is currently co-leading NREL’s solar and storage technoeconomic analysis portfolio for clients within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). The scope of work for the team’s current DOE projects includes designing and developing bottom-up manufacturing cost modelling software, conducting PV system levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) and levelized cost of solar plus storage (LCOSS) calculations, tracking current global solar and storage policy issues, and identifying research and development priorities for an accelerated global transition to clean and sustainable energy. Dr. Woodhouse also serves as the Associate Editor for energy economics and policy for the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy and on the Steering Committee for the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV).
First of two sessions on module bankability, focusing on financial due-diligence and module cost/pricing forecasts.