Welcome to EBF 483: Introduction to Energy Markets
Dr. Alisha Fernandez is the co-founder of the energy consulting firm McKeown and Associates, LLC that specializes in the analysis of renewable energy technologies, power markets, and grid integration. She has over ten years of experience in grid-related research and development and policy analysis. Currently, she works on projects focused on hydropower, climate change, and grid services with the Department of Energy, national laboratories, and energy stakeholders. Prior to consulting, Dr. Fernandez worked at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado on domestic and international water quantity/quality issues, which inspired her fervent interest in working with energy-water issues. Dr. Fernandez earned her doctorate in Energy Management and Policy (EMP) from the department of Energy and Mineral Engineering (EME) at The Pennsylvania State University in 2014, and a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics from the University of Colorado Boulder in 2007.