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Bethany Frew

Group Manager II-Model Engineering


Bethany Frew is the Group Manager of the Capacity Expansion & Electricity Markets Group in the Grid Planning and Analysis Center, where she also oversees a team of power system modelers focused on capacity expansion, resource adequacy, and wholesale electricity market design. 

Research Interests

Impact of wholesale electricity market structures on investment decisions and resource adequacy

Economic and operational impacts of nuclear-hydrogen hybridization

Capacity credit methodologies

Operational considerations with large shares of variable renewable energy resources


Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University (2014)

M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Stanford University (2008)

B.S. in Food, Agricultural, and Biological Engineering, The Ohio State University (2007)

Professional Experience

Research/Teaching Assistant, Stanford University (2007–2014)

Research Intern, Battelle Memorial Institute (2006–2007)

Research Assistant, The Ohio State University (2004–2005)

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