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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

Mai, T., C. Barrows, A. Lopez, E. Hale, M. Dyson, and K. Eurek. 2015. Implications of Model Structure and Detail for Utility Planning: Scenario Case Studies Using the Resource Planning Model. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-63972.

Sullivan, P., K. Eurek, and R. Margolis. 2014. Advanced Methods for Incorporating Solar Energy Technologies into Electric Sector Capacity-Expansion Models: Literature Review and Analysis. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-61185.

Eurek, K., P. Denholm, R. Margolis, and M. Mowers. 2013. Sensitivity of Utility-Scale Solar Deployment Projections in the SunShot Vision Study to Market and Performance Assumptions. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-55836.

Martinez, A., K. Eurek, T. Mai, and A. Perry. 2013. Integrated Canada-U.S. Power Sector Modeling with the Regional Energy Deployment System (ReEDS). Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-56724.

Mai, T., E. Drury, K. Eurek, N. Bodington, A. Lopez, and A. Perry. 2013. Resource Planning Model: An Integrated Resource Planning and Dispatch Tool for Regional Electric Systems. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-56723.

Arent, D., P. Sullivan, D. Heimiller, A. Lopez, K. Eurek, J. Badger, H.E. Jorgensen, M. Kelly, L. Clarke, and P. Luckow. 2012. Improved Offshore Wind Resource Assessment in Global Climate Stabilization Scenarios. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-55049.

Previsic, M., J. Epler, M. Hand, D. Heimiller, W. Short, and K. Eurek. 2012. Future Potential of Wave Power in the United States. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/SR-5000-56205.

Arent, D., P. Sullivan, D. Heimiller, A. Lopez, K. Eurek, J. Badger, H.E. Jorgensen, M. Kelly, L. Clarke, and P. Luckow. 2012. Improved Offshore Wind Resource Assessment in Global Climate Stabilization Scenarios. Golden, CO: National Renewable Energy Laboratory. NREL/TP-6A20-55049.

Full list of Kelly Eurek publications (NREL)

Personal interests/hobbies

Running, hiking, skiing, swing dancing