hannah gustafson

Hannah Gustafson, MA

GIS Analyst, UCLA Energy Atlas

California Center for Sustainable Communities at UCLA

UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability,
619 Charles E. Young Drive East, LaKretz Hall – Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA

Campus Mailcode: 149606

Hannah Gustafson is the Lead Data Analyst for the UCLA Energy Atlas, a powerful and robust building energy database she co-developed at the California Center for Sustainable Communities in the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. This database provides Californians the opportunity to interact with one of the largest sets of disaggregated building energy data in the nation. Hannah directs an Energy Atlas team that is dedicated to serve a wide variety of stakeholder groups and innovatively informs energy planning and climate research throughout Los Angeles County and several other regions within Southern California.
Hannah obtained her Master of Arts degree in Urban and Regional Planning from UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, where she focused on sustainable urban design and development. She also received her Bachelor of Arts degree at UCLA in Geography and Environmental Studies with a minor in Geospatial Information Systems. Prior to joining CCSC, Hannah worked as a project manager and GIS analyst for an environmental consulting firm based in Santa Monica, CA.


los angeles sustainability plan

Los Angeles Sustainability Plan

The County of Los Angeles has developed the first county-wide sustainability plan, and has contracted with UCLA, in collaboration with the engineering firm Buro Happold, and with Liberty Hill Foundation.…

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UCLA Energy Atlas

The UCLA Energy Atlas is the first of its kind interactive web atlas that provides access to the largest and most disaggregated building energy data available in the nation. It now comprises data from both Southern California and the Bay Area.


Net solar generation potential from urban rooftops in Los Angeles

Erik Porse, Eric Fournier, Dan Cheng, Claire Hirashiki, Hannah Gustafson, Felicia Federico, Stephanie Pincetl

Published Work | 2020 | Energy Policy

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CCSC’s Dr. Stephanie Pincetl Presenting the Energy Atlas at the #LGSEC Quarterly Meeting in San Diego, on June 2, 2017

Stephanie Pincetl, Hannah Gustafson

Presentation | 2017

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Structural, geographic, and social factors in urban building energy use: Analysis of aggregated account-level consumption data in a megacity

E. Porse, J. Derenski, H.Gustafson, Z.Elizabeth, S.Pincetl

Published Work | 2016 | Energy Policy