Research Activity per Year


Personal Profile

Michael Blonsky is a research engineer in the Distribution Edge Group within the Grid Planning and Analysis Center at NREL. His primary research areas include modeling and control of flexible loads, including heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning equipment, water heaters, electric vehicles, as well as other distributed energy resources (DERs). He works on a variety of projects that simulate buildings, DERs, distribution systems, home energy management systems, transactive markets, and distribution-scale aggregators and controllers. He is the lead developer for OCHRE, a residential energy model for building-to-grid integration studies.  

Research Interests

Demand Flexibility

Distributed Energy Resource Aggregation and Control

Building Energy Modeling

Professional Experience

Consultant, EMI Consulting (2014–2017)

Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant, Colorado School of Mines (2017–2019)

Education/Academic Qualification

PhD, Electrical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

Master, Electrical Engineering, Colorado School of Mines

Bachelor, Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University


Dive into the research topics where Michael Blonsky is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.
  • 1 Similar Profiles

Collaborations and Top Research Areas From the Past 5 Years

Recent external collaboration on country/territory level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots or