Business Development Lead - Renewable Energy
Research Areas: Renewable Energy; Power and Energy Systems
Biography: Kurt Myers is a renewable electric and grid integration market area lead, project manager and staff electrical engineer at Idaho National Laboratory. He works on many types of power transmission, distribution and generation technologies including wind, solar, fuel cells/storage, diesel and gas, and many aspects of power control, protection and integration. Other specialties include wind data analysis, wind and solar power feasibility studies, wind and solar farm design and construction projects, micro/island grids, battery/storage systems testing and integration, and research in dynamic transmission rating. He earned his a bachelor’s degree in physics in 1992 from the University of Washington and his master’s in electrical engineering in 1997 from Washington State University. He is also a licensed professional engineer in the State of Idaho. Kurt has co-authored many technical papers, reports, articles and presentations on wind and solar power, electrical engineering, and power systems.
M.S., Electrical Engineering - Washington State University
B.S., Physics - University of Washington
Myers, Kurt S., Reed, Teddy R., 2007, "Electrically Powered Hand Tool", Patent 7,164,252, January 16, 2007.
Team member of 2004 USAF Design Award for Ascension Island Phase II Wind Project and Presidential Award for Leadership in Federal Energy Management