Areas of Expertise:Clean Energy, Climate Change, Demand Side Management, Energy Economics, Energy Efficiency, Energy Storage, Environmental Policy, Hydrogen, Hydropower, Innovation, Power Sector, Renewables, Smart Grid, Solar, Wind
Ken Dragoon is a Managing Consultant for Ecofys, a sustainable energy consulting firm headquartered in The Netherlands. His 30-plus year power industry career has spanned the Bonneville Power Administration, PacifiCorp, Renewable Northwest Project, and the Northwest Power and Conservation Council. Interests include economic development through sustainable energy projects, integration of variable renewable resources in modern power systems, demand-side energy storage opportunities, and near-zero carbon power systems. He received an MS physics degree from the University of New Hampshire in 1982. He is author of Valuing Wind Generation on Integrated Power Systems, 2010, Elsevier.
Recent Posts by Ken Dragoon
Recent Comments by Ken Dragoon
- "Senator Barrasso,
Perhaps the least cost, least restrictive way to meet climate goals, an approach once championed by Republicans and even some in "
USE IT Act: Reducing Emissions Through Carbon Use Innovation, Not Regulation
- "Let's take this opportunity to demonstrate an Island system based on renewable energy and resiliency. Making Puerto Rico a center for the development "
Investing in a Resilient Grid
- "This is another largely symbolic stunt by an Administration bent on clinging to its thinning base of support. With any luck, the courts will reject th"
Clean Power Plan Repeal
- "Why assume that federal policies only affect the grid negatively? FERC has done a lot since the mid 1990s to improve grid reliability through the tran"
DOE Grid Study Delayed
- "I completely agree that the need for long term energy storage is some time off as suggested in the original post.
The need for shorter term storag"
The State And Promise Of Energy Storage
- "The idea of monitoring the effects of policies on the poor, including energy policies is laudable, but should not stand in the way of needed reforms t"
Plenty At Stake: Indicators of American Energy Insecurity