Advisory Committee

Michele DesAutels

Michele DesAutels

Michele DesAutels

People | IGRC Advisory Committee | North East

Michele DesAutels works for the First Coast Guard District in the Maritime Energy and Marine Planning Branch of the Prevention Division. She joined the Coast Guard after time as a Renewable Energy Program Specialist in the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Renewable Energy Program.

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Jim Manwell, Univ. of Massachusetts

Jim Manwell, Univ. of Massachusetts

Jim Manwell, Univ. of Massachusetts

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James F. Manwell has been working in field of wind energy for over 30 years in the United States and internationally. He is presently a Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Massachusetts and Director of the University’s Wind Energy Center. His research interests have focused on wind resource assessment and wind turbine external design conditions, hybrid power system

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Marc Mueller-Stoffels, ACEP

Marc Mueller-Stoffels, ACEP

Marc Mueller-Stoffels, ACEP

People | IGRC Advisory Committee | North West

Marc Mueller-Stoffels is the Director for the Power Systems Integration Program at the Alaska Center for Energy and Power (ACEP). Marc’s research focuses on the integration of variable generation sources into isolated microgrids. Most recently, he has lead the testing of an inverter-battery system to enable diesel-off mode in high contribution wind scenarios. Prior to joining ACEP, Marc has developed

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Misty Conrad, NREL

Misty Conrad, NREL

Misty Conrad, NREL

People | IGRC Advisory Committee | Central

Misty Conrad works in the Integrated Applications Office of Deployment and Market Transformation at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. She manages project teams in energy planning and sustainability within the island and developing nation context. Her current projects include working with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Interior Office of Insular Affairs in providing technical assistance to communities

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Peter Lilienthal, CEO HOMER Energy

Peter Lilienthal, CEO HOMER Energy

Peter Lilienthal, CEO HOMER Energy

People | IGRC Advisory Committee | Central

Peter Lilienthal is the President/CEO of HOMER Energy. Since 1993, he has been the developer of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s HOMER® hybrid power optimization software, which has been used by over 110,000 energy practitioners in 193 countries.NREL has licensed HOMER Energy to be their sole world-wide commercialization licensee for distributing and enhancing the HOMER model. Dr. Lilienthal was the

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Darron Scott, Kodiak Electric Association

Darron Scott, Kodiak Electric Association

Darron Scott, Kodiak Electric Association

People | IGRC Advisory Committee | North West

Darron Scott is the President/CEO of Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) which is the electric cooperative for Kodiak, Alaska. Under his 15 year tenure, KEA has moved from a diesel/hydro electric system to the forefront of renewable integration supplying the citizens of Kodiak with 99.7% renewable energy. This comes from a combination of hydroelectric and wind power utilizing battery energy storage

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