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Kelly Eurek

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Kelly Eurek is a member of the Energy Forecasting and Modeling Group in the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Energy Analyst
On staff since August 2010
Phone number: 303-275-4289
E-mail: kelly.eurek@nrel.gov

Areas of expertise

  • Linear programming with General Algebraic Modeling System (GAMS)
  • Mathematical programming

Primary research interests

  • Capacity expansion and dispatch modeling of the electricity sector, e.g. the Regional Energy Deployment Systems (ReEDS) model

Education and background training

  • M.S. in engineering and technology management, Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, 2010
  • B.S. in engineering (mechanical specialty), Colorado School of Mines, Golden, CO, 2009

Prior work experience

  • Teaching Assistant, Colorado School of Mines (CSM) Division of Economics and Business, Golden, CO (2010)
  • Research Assistant, CSM Division of Economics and Business, Golden, CO (2009-2010)
  • Research Assistant, CSM Division of Engineering, Golden, CO (2009)
  • Trading Analyst Intern, Xcel Energy, Denver, CO (2008)

Selected publications

Eurek, K.; Denholm, P.; Margolis, R.; Mowers, M. (2013). Sensitivity of Utility-Scale Solar Deployment Projections in the SunShot Vision Study to Market and Performance Assumptions. 55 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-55836.

Martinez, A.; Eurek, K.; Mai, T.; Perry, A. (2013). Integrated Canada-U.S. Power Sector Modeling with the Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS). 50 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-56724.

Mai, T.; Drury, E.; Eurek, K.; Bodington, N.; Lopez, A.; Perry, A. (2013). Resource Planning Model: An Integrated Resource Planning and Dispatch Tool for Regional Electric Systems. 69 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-56723.

Arent, D.; Sullivan, P.; Heimiller, D.; Lopez, A.; Eurek, K.; Badger, J.; Jorgensen, H. E.; Kelly, M.; Clarke, L.; Luckow, P. (2012). Improved Offshore Wind Resource Assessment in Global Climate Stabilization Scenarios. 29 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-55049.

Previsic, M.; Epler, J.; Hand, M.; Heimiller, D.; Short, W.; Eurek, K. (2012). Future Potential of Wave Power in the United States. NREL Report No. SR-5000-56205.

Arent, D.; Sullivan, P.; Heimiller, D.; Lopez, A.; Eurek, K.; Badger, J.; Jorgensen, H. E.; Kelly, M.; Clarke, L.; Luckow, P. (2012). Improved Offshore Wind Resource Assessment in Global Climate Stabilization Scenarios. 29 pp.; NREL Report No. TP-6A20-55049.

Full list of Kelly Eurek publications (NREL)

Personal interests/hobbies

Running, hiking, skiing, swing dancing