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David Palchak is the Group Manager for the Transmission Group in the Grid Planning and Analysis Center where he focuses on power system operations at high renewable penetrations. He has studied coal flexibility, demand response or storage, operating reserves, and other strategies for cost-effective renewable integration. David's studies have spanned western and eastern interconnections of North America. He has also worked extensively with the Government of India to help them achieve renewable energy targets through large-scale grid integration studies and to expand modeling capabilities of India’s grid operators through trainings and consultations. 

Professional Experience

Research Assistant, Engines and Energy Conversion Laboratory, Colorado State University (2010–2012)

Materials Tester, Trautner Geotech (2008–2010)

Education/Academic Qualification

Master, Mechanical Engineering, Colorado State University

Bachelor, Biology, Kenyon College


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