Ms. Kristen Nicole
Kristen Nicole is a solar industry and power systems professional. Her research focus has been on strategies to address the power systems integration and variability challenges associated with solar energy and other renewable technologies. She has contributed to national efforts in grid integration research, including the application of solar resource forecasting in transmission systems and new power electronic technologies and applications for distribution system and microgrid integration. She has previous experiences working with the U.S. Department of Energy, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) and the White House Council on Environmental Quality. Kristen sits on the Board of WISE and is a member of the Board of Directors of the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) to certify solar installation professionals.
Kristen holds a BA in International Relations with a focus in East Asia from Boston University and an MBA in Accounting and Strategic Management from The George Washington University School of Business.