Joachim (Jo) Seel,
is a renewable energy and cleantech consultant with a MS of Energy and Resources and a Master in Public Policy from UC Berkeley. A native of Hamburg, Jo came to the Bay Area from the international Jacobs University in Germany, where he studied environmental policies and international relations. His past work experience includes stations at the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he researched the development of the US wind and solar photovoltaic market. In addition he worked at the European Parliament in Belgium, the American Wind Energy Association in Washington, D.C. and the Commission for Renewable Energy Development at the Chinese Energy Ministry in Beijing. He has consulted a number of private and public sector clients on energy economics, renewable energy technologies and energy policy including a major American utility, a multinational electrical device manufacturer, solar thermal project developers and enterprises in the biogas sector.
Why Are Residential PV Prices in Germany So Much Lower Than in the United States?
A Scoping Analysis , Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, September 2012 [download study here]