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Evaluating the Sustainability of Generation Portfolios: A Case Study of the New England Power Systems
February 23, 2018 @ 1:00 pm
Destenie Nock is a Ph.D Candidate in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst\, an NSF Graduate Research Fellow\, and an Offshore Wind Energy IGERT Fellow. Prior to this she was a Mitchell Fellow in Northern Ireland where she earned an MSc in Leadership for Sustainable Development at Queens University of Belfast. Her research is focused on evaluating the sustainability and reliability of the electricity grid in New England as well as in developing countries. She has two B.S. degrees from North Carolina A&T State University in Electrical Engineering and Applied Mathematics. In addition\, she has held internships at Argonne National Lab\, and the Utility Regulator of Northern Ireland. She will present a methodology for evaluating the sustainability of a region’s electric generation portfolio\, using New England as a case study and focus on long term capacity planning for resource adequacy and sustainability.