Amanda Farthing

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Personal Profile

Amanda Farthing is a researcher and model engineer in the Integrated Application Center. Her current work includes expanding off-grid capabilities and climate and health emissions accounting within NREL's REopt tool, a techno-economic model that determines optimal deployment of on-site generation and storage technologies. Farthing also utilizes REopt to provide technical assistance for domestic and international stakeholders to support their renewable energy, resilience, climate, and financial goals. Farthing has experience in energy optimization, techno-economic modeling of distributed energy technologies, community solar, and supporting local government's energy plans. 

Research Interests

Quantifying value streams of distributed energy resource deployment

Techno-economic optimization of integrated energy systems

Energy access and energy justice

Education/Academic Qualification

Bachelor, Industrial Engineering, Clemson University

Master, Mechanical Engineer, University of Michigan, College of Engineering

Master, Sustainable Systems, University of Michigan, School for the Environment and Sustainability


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