Portrait of Mark Bolinger

Mark Bolinger

Electricity Markets and Policy Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90-4000
Berkeley CA 94720
(603) 795-4937

Mark Bolinger is a Research Scientist in the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.  Mark conducts research and analysis on renewable energy, with a focus on cost, benefit, and market analysis as well as renewable energy policy analysis and assistance.

Since joining LBNL, Mark has authored or co-authored more than 150 reports and articles, including 16 articles published in seven different archival journals.  Mark regularly presents the findings of his work to national audiences, and in 2010 was invited to testify before the Committee on Ways and Means of the U.S. House of Representatives as part of a hearing on energy tax incentives.

Previously, Mark worked at Bridgewater Associates, Inc. developing and implementing investment and trading strategies in global credit and foreign exchange markets for portfolios of institutional clientele.

Mark holds a masters degree in Energy and Resources from the University of California at Berkeley, and a bachelors degree from Dartmouth College.

This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet.

Publications

2002

Bolinger, Mark, and Kevin Porter. Renewable Energy Loan Programs In Case Studies of State Support for Renewable Energy. Berkeley: LBNL, 2002. Download: PDF (332.18 KB)
Bolinger, Mark, and Ryan H. Wiser. Support for PV in Japan and Germany In Case Studies of State Support for Renewable Energy. Berkeley: LBNL, 2002. Download: PDF (301.77 KB)
Bolinger, Mark, and Ryan H. Wiser. The Use of Capital- and Performance-Based Buy-Down Programs for PV in California, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts In Case Studies of State Support for Renewable Energy. Berkeley: LBNL, 2002. Download: PDF (359.58 KB)
Porter, Kevin, Ryan H. Wiser, and Mark Bolinger. Two Different Approaches to Funding Farm-Based Biogas Projects in Wisconsin and California In Case Studies of State Support for Renewable Energy. Berkeley: LBNL, 2002. Download: PDF (302.17 KB)
Bolinger, Mark. Use of Low-Interest, Subordinated Debt to Finance a Wind Project in Pennsylvania In Case Studies of State Support for Renewable Energy. Berkeley: LBNL, 2002. Download: PDF (283.75 KB)
Bolinger, Mark, Kevin Porter, and Ryan H. Wiser. Using Bulk Purchase Commitments to Foster Sustained Orderly Development and Commercialization of PV In Case Studies of State Support for Renewable Energy. Berkeley: LBNL, 2002. Download: PDF (327.87 KB)
Wiser, Ryan H., and Mark Bolinger. Using Customer Credits to Stimulate Green Power Sales in California, Rhode Island, and New York In Case Studies of State Support for Renewable Energy. Berkeley: LBNL, 2002. Download: PDF (305.49 KB)

2001

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