Nicole Miller

Nicole Miller

A strong, experienced candidate for any position which requires technical skills, comprehensive analysis, and advanced communication skills. 

Career Interests

Quantitative Analytics, Relationship Management, Strategy Implementation, Energy Management, Energy Development

Employment Sought:
Permanent Position


Masters of Environmental Management, May 2018
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University, Durham, NC
Bachelor of Arts, May 2011
Denison University, Granville, OH 
Religion and Environmental Studies

Professional Experience

Stanback Intern, Rocky Mountain Institute, Business Renewables Center
Developed model to analyze battery storage added to intermittent resource in order to determine financial viability and presented findings of analysis to 2 Fortune 500 companies with active Virtual Power Purchase Agreements. Supported development of Dutch Wind Consortium case study including Google, Philips and AkzoNobel. Assisted BRC conference for corporations interested in utility-scale renewable energy procurement. 
Duke Engineering Club Consultant 
Analyzed and modeled EIA energy use profiles for commercial buildings to determine the feasibility of installing combined heat and power systems across the United States. 
Researcher, Duke Center for Sustainability and Commerce
Consulted Schneider Electric Smart Cities team on Chatham Park development projects. Organized a team of 5 graduate researchers to analyze the ROI of energy efficiency measures. Worked with REI headquarters to provide a Life Cycle Assessment of a new product.
Climate and Energy Policy Researcher, The Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions,
Researched Public Utility Regulatory Policy Act economic implications on renewable energy investment. Provided analysis on effects of Clean Power Plan implementation.
Project Coordinator, PGH Green Innovators
Coordinated solar initiative that provided community nonprofits with $65,000 worth of PV installations. Established a functional co-working rental space in Pittsburgh’s Energy Innovation Center. 
ReEnergize Pgh Project Coordinator, GTECH Strategies
Created and managed the Healthy Homes Incentive Program, a $300,000 Clean Air Fund project connecting home energy and health in association with the Allegheny County Health Department. Managed and created project budget, analyzed cost and return on investment for participants. Led program health impact assessment and lectured with the University of Pittsburgh Medical School. Incentivized $1,500,000 worth of local energy efficiency work. Managed coalition-based nonprofit project to increase energy efficiency market demand in Pittsburgh. 

Additional Information

R, GIS, Excel, Tableau, Project Management Software, Life Cycle Analysis Building Energy Analyst- Building Performance Institute (BPI)
NextEra Renewable Energy Markets Fellow
Unilever Uni-game North America Semi-Finalist
Nicholas School Student Council Co-President and Director of Finance
Nicholas School Energy Club


excel modeling
project management
stakeholder engagement

Graduation Date

May 2018

Additional Resources



Preferred Location


Preferred Sector

Business / Industry