Charlie Heaps is the Energy Modeling Program Director at SEI-US (a former research partner of the Tellus Institute) and developer of LEAP, the Low Emissions Analysis Platform. From 2006 through 2014, he was also U.S. Centre Director. He has also developed a range of other software tools and websites for energy and environmental planning, including GreenTrips (a web-based tool for households to plan their transport emissions), and IDENTIFY (a spreadsheet-based tool for industrial climate mitigation project planning developed for UNIDO). He has been a major contributor to the development of other SEI software tools, including WEAP , REAP and PoleStar. He has a BS (first class) in energy studies from the University College of Swansea in Wales, and a PhD in environmental technology from the Imperial College of Science and Technology in London.
Characterization of Criteria Air Pollutant and Greenhouse Gas Emission Factors Associated with Energy Use in the USA: Sources, Assumptions, Methodology
Turning the Corner on Global Warming Emissions: An Analysis of Ten Strategies for California, Oregon, and Washington