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Christina "Tina" Ortega is a marine energy research engineer specializing in techno-economics and resource assessment. Her work focuses on power performance modeling, economic modeling, SAM development, and resource assessment for wave, tidal, and current energy systems. Prior to NREL, Tina helped conduct feasibility studies for offshore wind energy in Humboldt County, California.  

Professional Experience

Engineering Technician, Schatz Energy Research Center (2019–2020)

Education/Academic Qualification

Bachelor, Environmental Resources Engineering, California State Polytechnic University, Humboldt

Master, Advanced Energy Systems, Colorado School of Mines