Eric Lockhart


Leader, Off-grid Microgrid

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)

Eric Lockhart is a project leader at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). He leads off-grid micro-grid research and technical assistance efforts, with topics including approaches to system design, community agreements, and pathways to developing sustainable business models. Eric is also the principal investigator for the Solar Energy Innovation Network (SEIN), which is a project focused on novel applications of solar and storage in domestic settings. His work through SEIN includes projects focused on resilience benefits that micro-grids can provide and potential synergies between distributed solar and electric vehicle charging. He has an MBA, MA in Global Affairs, and BA in Economics from Yale University.