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PhD Intern - Power Systems Planning

Company: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Location: RICHLAND
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Organization and Job IDJob ID: 312012 Directorate: Energy and Environment Division: Electricity Infrastructure & Buildings Group: Distributed SystemsJob DescriptionThis internship will support the long-term planning studies using optimization software. Key thrusts of this work will include but are not limited to: + Supporting the evaluation and development of detailed and tractable battery energy storage system models. + Valuation of battery energy storage systems in long term planning models in terms of cost, resilience. + Policies affecting battery storage investmentMinimum QualificationsCandidates must be currently enrolled/matriculated in a PhD program at an accredited college. Minimum GPA of 3.0 is required.Preferred QualificationsCandidates for this position should have: + Excellent writing and communication skills + Knowledge and experience with linear programs + Programming experience with Matlab or Python + Interest in energy policy design + Experience/knowledge of long-term generation and/or transmission capacity expansion planning. + Experience/knowledge of production costing. + Experience/knowledge of short and long duration storage models. + Experience with optimization modelling software and solvers such as GAMS, Cplex, and Gurobi.Equal Employment OpportunityBattelle Memorial Institute (BMI) at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and supports diversity in the workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital or family status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. All BMI staff must be able to demonstrate the legal right to work in the United States. BMI is an E-Verify employer. Learn more at If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via be aware that the Department of Energy (DOE) prohibits DOE employees and contractors from having any affiliation with the foreign government of a country DOE has identified as a country of risk without explicit approval by DOE and Battelle. If you are offered a position at PNNL and currently have any affiliation with the government of one of these countries you will be required to disclose this information and recuse yourself of that affiliation or receive approval from DOE and Battelle prior to your first day of employment.__Directorate:_ _Energy & Environment_ _Job Category:_ _Master's and PhD Level Internships_ _Group:_ _Distributed Systems_ _Opening Date:_ _2021-04-20_ _Closing Date:_ _2021-05-04_

Keywords: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland , PhD Intern - Power Systems Planning, Other , RICHLAND, Washington

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