NREL Summer Intern – DER Impacts from Smart Meter Data in Golden, Colorado
Summer Intern – DER Impacts from Smart Meter Data
CO - Golden
Intern (Fixed Term)
Hours Per Week
As a member of the Integrated Devices and Systems (IDS) research staff for the summer, the successful candidate will conduct research on the development of new methods to determine the impacts of distributed energy resources (DERs) to the distribution system via large smart meter data sets (i.e. AMI data). This research will include building up and performing quality checks on the dataset, mining the dataset for useful signals/parameters and developing models for the determination of expected impacts in the future.
The successful candidate is expected to fully participate in the IDS team attending group meetings, seminars, etc. Further, completed work will be published via technical journals/conference proceedings; conferences, symposia, and review meetings. The successful candidate will also follow all Environment, Safety, and Health policies and procedures to ensure and maintain a safe working environment.
Must be enrolled as a full-time student in a degree granting program, or graduated in the past 12 months from an accredited institution. Internship period cannot exceed 12 months past graduation. Minimum of a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Please Note: You will need to upload unofficial transcripts and a letter of recommendation as part of the application process.
Recent MSEE graduate
Currently engaged in PhD-level studies
Basic knowledge of the power system
Prior experience with coding for research (e.g. Python, API calls, etc.)
Prior experience with AMI data sets
Excellent writing and communications skills
Ability to present technical results to a wide audience
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