Kerry Grantham

Researcher IV-Policy Analysis


Kerry Strout Grantham has been at NREL since 2022 and is a researcher in the Hydropower and Water Systems Deployment group. Kerry brings more than 15 years of public and private sector experience in regulatory and policy issues related to renewable energy (onshore and offshore wind, hydroelectric dams, and marine energy) development. Kerry is experienced in leading engagement and interactions with federal, state, and local regulatory agencies, tribal nations, industry, community groups, universities, and federal agency programs aimed at the deployment of renewable power. Kerry’s research interests are in community energy development and the deployment of marine energy technology.


M.S., Resource Management and Administration, Antioch University New England

B.A., Environmental Science and Policy, University of Southern Maine