Energy Transition Research Institute



National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Golden, Colorado

Jeff Logan is Chair of the Entri Board of Directors. He previously served as Secretary/Treasurer.

Jeffrey Logan has 25 years of experience in energy analysis, project management, and strategic planning. He specializes in energy policy analysis, low-carbon energy market development, greenhouse gas abatement, and energy security. Logan’s early experience was primarily in the developing country context, but has increasingly shifted to industrialized environments. He currently leads a group of 25 analysts at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, focusing primarily on strategic electric power policy issues. He leads novel work at NREL on the impacts of unconventional natural gas on energy markets, including renewables.

He served as Special Advisor and Review Editor for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation. At the Congressional Research Service, he advised the U.S. Congress on wide-ranging energy policy topics. He led a unique stakeholder-engagement project at the World Resources Institute from 2005 to 2007 to design carbon capture and storage standards in the United States.

He also led collaboration between the International Energy Agency and China from 2003 to 2005, focusing on ways to improve energy security, environmental protection, and economic development. At the Advanced International Studies Unit of Battelle Memorial Institute, Logan managed projects on industrial energy efficiency, natural gas, and power sector analysis in China. He led a set of influential studies for the Pew Center on Global Climate Change on electric power options and climate change in Argentina, Brazil, China, India, and Korea. He has played a key role in influencing reform and development of China’s natural gas sector. He led a program for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to build capacity for climate change modeling and policy analysis in key developing countries.

He spent 5 years living in developing Asia, and is proficient in Chinese and Nepali. Logan has published and spoken around the world on energy and climate change topics.