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Charles Heaps

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.

Selected Publications