Paul Schwabe is an energy and financing analyst at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. He has more than 11 years of experience within various sectors of the energy and finance industry covering renewables, efficiency and natural gas. He has served in a policy and technical advisory role to the U.S. Department of Energy, the U.S. Army, the California Public Utilities Commission, and the city of Golden, Colorado. He also has done reports on renewable energy policy for the International Energy Agency, the Clean Energy Ministerial and the International Sustainable Energy Review, among others. He holds a master’s in applied economics and finance, and a bachelor’s in economics, from the University of California, Santa Cruz.