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Michael CW Kintner-Meyer

Michael CW Kintner-Meyer

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-4306

Biography

Dr. Kintner-Meyer has 21 years of energy/economics/environment system analysis and modeling experience. As an engineer by training, he has managed U.S. and international teams on numerous system modeling activities and has been intimately involved in technical aspects of system modeling including electric capacity expansion planning, optimal electric generation dispatch under security and emissions constraints, renewable energy resource assessments, integration of renewable technology into the grid, distribution system planning and automation, and residential, commercial and transportation demand modeling.

Selected Publications

National Assessment of Energy Storage for Grid Balancing and Arbitrage Phase II: WECC, ERCOT, EIC – Volume 1: Technical Analysis

National Assessment of Energy Storage for Grid Balancing and Arbitrage Phase II: WECC, ERCOT, EIC – Volume 2: Cost and Performance Characterization

National Assessment of Energy Storage for Balancing and Arbitrage Phase I: WECC

Protocol for Uniformly Measuring and Expressing the Performance of Energy Storage Systems

Research Interests

  • Researching the interface between physical science, engineered systems, and economics

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, University of Washington, 1994
  • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Aachen, Germany, 1985
  • BSME Technical University of Braunschweig, Germany, 1980

PNNL Patents

PNNL Publications

2017

  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, JS Homer, PJ Balducci, and MR Weimar. 2017. Valuation of Electric Power System Services and TechnologiesPNNL-25633, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Wu D, MCW Kintner-Meyer, T Yang, and PJ Balducci. 2017. "Analytical Sizing Methods for behind-the-meter Battery Storage." Journal of Energy Storage 12:297-304.  doi:10.1016/j.est.2017.04.009

2016

  • Ke X, D Wu, JS Rice, MCW Kintner-Meyer, and N Lu. 2016. "Quantifying impacts of heat waves on power grid operation." Applied Energy 183:504-512.  doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.08.188
  • Voisin N, MCW Kintner-Meyer, R Skaggs, TB Nguyen, D Wu, JA Dirks, YL Xie, and MI Hejazi. 2016. "Vulnerability of the US Western Electric Grid to Hydro-Climatological Conditions: How bad can it get?" Energy 115(Part 1):1-12.  doi:10.1016/j.energy.2016.08.059
  • Wu D, MCW Kintner-Meyer, T Yang, and PJ Balducci. 2016. "Economic Analysis and Optimal Sizing for behind-the-meter Battery Storage." In 2016 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 17-21, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts, pp. 1-5.  IEEE, PISCATAWAY, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESGM.2016.7741210

2015

  • Ke X, N Lu, D Wu, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2015. "A modified priority list-based MILP method for solving large-scale unit commitment problems." In 2015 IEEE Proceedings of Power & Energy Society General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, Colorado, pp. 1-5.  IEEE , Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESGM.2015.7286561
  • Crawford AJ, VV Viswanathan, DE Stephenson, W Wang, EC Thomsen, DM Reed, B Li, PJ Balducci, MCW Kintner-Meyer, and VL Sprenkle. 2015. "Comparative analysis for various redox flow batteries chemistries using a cost performance model." Journal of Power Sources 293:388-399.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2015.05.066
  • Kraucunas IP, LE Clarke, JA Dirks, JE Hathaway, MI Hejazi, KA Hibbard, M Huang, C Jin, MCW Kintner-Meyer, K Kleese van Dam, LYR Leung, H Li, RH Moss, MJ Peterson, JS Rice, MJ Scott, AM Thomson, N Voisin, and TO West. 2015. "Investigating the Nexus of Climate, Energy, Water, and Land at Decision-Relevant Scales: The Platform for Regional Integrated Modeling and Analysis (PRIMA)." Climatic Change 129(3-4):573-588.  doi:10.1007/s10584-014-1064-9
  • Viswanathan VV, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2015. "Repurposing of Batteries from Electric Vehicles." Chapter 15 in Advances in Battery Technologies for Electric Vehicles Technologies for Electric Road and Off-Road Vehicles, vol. 80, ed. B. Scrosati, J. Garche and W. Tillmetz, pp. 389-415.  Woodhead Publishing, WALTHAM, MA. 
  • Wu D, C Jin, PJ Balducci, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2015. "An Energy Storage Assessment: Using Optimal Control Strategies to Capture Multiple Services." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 26-30, 2015, Denver, Colorado, pp. 1-5.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PESGM.2015.7285820

2014

  • Kintner-Meyer MCW. 2014. "Regulatory Policy and Markets for Energy Storage in North America." Proceedings of the IEEE 102(7):1065-1072.  doi:10.1109/JPROC.2014.2319243
  • Hostick DJ, DB Belzer, SW Hadley, T Markel, C Marnay, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2014. Projecting Electricity Demand in 2050PNNL-23491, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Viswanathan VV, AJ Crawford, DE Stephenson, S Kim, W Wang, B Li, GW Coffey, EC Thomsen, GL Graff, PJ Balducci, MCW Kintner-Meyer, and VL Sprenkle. 2014. "Cost and Performance Model for Redox Flow Batteries." Journal of Power Sources 247:1040-1051.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.12.023

2013

2012

2011

  • Kintner-Meyer MCW. 2011. "Editorial: Should We Develop a Sense of Urgency in Science and Technology Development? ." Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy 3(4):Art. No. 040401 .  doi:10.1063/1.3634041
  • Gowri K, RM Pratt, FK Tuffner, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2011. Vehicle to Grid Communication Standards Development, Testing and Validation - Status ReportPNNL-20844, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Hafen RP, VV Vishwanathan, K Subbarao, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2011. Requirements for Defining Utility Drive Cycles: An Exploratory Analysis of Grid Frequency Regulation Data for Establishing Battery Performance Testing StandardsPNNL-20849, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Hoffman MG, MCW Kintner-Meyer, JG DeSteese, and A Sadovsky. 2011. "ANALYSIS TOOLS FOR SIZING AND PLACEMENT OF ENERGY STORAGE IN GRID APPLICATIONS." In ASME 5th International Conference on Energy Sustainability (ES 2011), August 7-10, 2011, Washington DC, no. ES2011-54834, pp. 1565-1573.  ASME, New York, NY.  doi:10.1115/ES2011-54834
  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, C Jin, PJ Balducci, MA Elizondo, X Guo, TB Nguyen, FK Tuffner, and VV Viswanathan. 2011. "Energy Storage for Variable Renewable Energy Resource Integration - A Regional Assessment for the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP)." In 2011 IEEE PES Power Systems Conference & Exhibition (PSCE), March 20-23, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona.  IEEE, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PSCE.2011.5772548
  • Tuffner FK, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2011. Using Electric Vehicles to Meet Balancing Requirements Associated with Wind PowerPNNL-20501, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Tuffner FK, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2011. "Using Electric Vehicles to Mitigate Imbalance Requirements Associated with an Increased Penetration of Wind Generation." In Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, July 24-29, 2011, Detroit, Michigan.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/PES.2011.6039894
  • Yang Z, J Zhang, MCW Kintner-Meyer, X Lu, D Choi, JP Lemmon, and J Liu. 2011. "Electrochemical Energy Storage for Green Grid." Chemical Reviews 111(5):3577-3613.  doi:10.1021/cr100290v

2010

  • Gerkensmeyer C, MCW Kintner-Meyer, and JG DeSteese. 2010. Technical Challenges of Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicles and Impacts to the US Power System: Distribution System AnalysisPNNL-19165, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Hoffman MG, MCW Kintner-Meyer, A Sadovsky, and JG DeSteese. 2010. Analysis Tools for Sizing and Placement of Energy Storage for Grid Applications - A Literature ReviewPNNL-19703, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, K Subbarao, N Prakash Kumar, GK Bandyopadhyay, C Finley, VS Koritarov, JC Molburg, J Wang, F Zhao, L Brackney, and AR Florita. 2010. The Role of Energy Storage in Commercial BuildingPNNL-19853, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, PJ Balducci, C Jin, TB Nguyen, MA Elizondo, VV Viswanathan, X Guo, and FK Tuffner. 2010. Energy Storage for Power Systems Applications: A Regional Assessment for the Northwest Power Pool (NWPP)PNNL-19300, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, TB Nguyen, C Jin, PJ Balducci, and TJ Secrest. 2010. "Impact Assessment of Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles on the U.S. Power Grid." In Proceedings of the 25th World Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium & Exhibition, November 5-9, 2010, Shenzhen, China.  National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO. 
  • Markel T, T Mai, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2010. "Transportation Electrification Load Development For a Renewable Future Analysis ." In Proceedings of the 25th World Battery, Hybrid and Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Symposium and Exhibition, November 5-9, 2010, Shenzhen, China , vol. NREL/CP-5400-49181, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO. 
  • Pratt RG, PJ Balducci, C Gerkensmeyer, S Katipamula, MCW Kintner-Meyer, TF Sanquist, KP Schneider, and TJ Secrest. 2010. The Smart Grid: An Estimation of the Energy and CO2 BenefitsPNNL-19112, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Pratt RG, PJ Balducci, C Gerkensmeyer, S Katipamula, MCW Kintner-Meyer, TF Sanquist, KP Schneider, and TJ Secrest. 2010. The Smart Grid: An Estimation of the Energy and CO2 BenefitsPNNL-19112 Rev 1, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Viswanathan VV, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2010. "Second use of transportation batteries: Maximizing the value of batteries for transportation and grid services." IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology 60(7):2963-2970.  doi:10.1109/TVT.2011.2160378

2008

  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, RG Pratt, and KP Schneider. 2008. "Comprehensive Well to Wheel Analysis for Plug-in-Hybrid Electric Vehicles in the U.S." In Proceedings of FISITA World Automotive Congress, September 14-19, 2008, Munich, Germany.  Springer Automotive Media/GWV Fachverl., Wiesbaden, Germany. 
  • Lu S, and MCW Kintner-Meyer. 2008. Scoping Study for Demand Respose DFT II Project in Morgantown, WVPNNL-17474, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Schneider KP, CE Gerkensmeyer, MCW Kintner-Meyer, and R Fletcher. 2008. "Impact Assessment of Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles on Pacific Northwest Distribution Systems." In IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting - Conversion and Delivery of Electrical Energy in the 21st Century, pp. 1 - 6 .  IEEE , New York, NY.  doi:10.1109/PES.2008.4596392

2007

  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, KP Schneider, and RG Pratt. 2007. "Impacts Assessment of Plug-in Hybrid Vehicles on Electric Utilities and Regional US Power Grids: Part 1: Technical Analysis." Online Journal of EUEC 1:paper # 04. 
  • Scott MJ, MCW Kintner-Meyer, DB Elliott, and WM Warwick. 2007. "Economic Assessment And Impacts Assessment Of Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles On Electric Utilities And Regional U.S. Power Grids." Online Journal of EUEC 1:Paper #05. 
  • Scott MJ, MCW Kintner-Meyer, DB Elliott, and WM Warwick. 2007. "Economic Assessment and Impacts Assessment of Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles on Electric Utilities And Regional U.S. Power Grids." Online Journal of EUEC 1:paper #5. 

2006

  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, and MR Brambley. 2006. "Are Wireless Sensors and Controls Ready for the Building Automation Industry? Selected Case Studies and Technology Development Activities." Chapter 69 in World Energy Engineering Congress Conference Proceedings, WEEC 2006, September 13-15, 2006, Washington DC, p. 19 pages.  Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, GA. 

2005

  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, BJ Burghard, and LD Reid. 2005. Final Report Providing the Design for Low-Cost Wireless Current Transducer and Electric Power Sensor PrototypePNNL-15016, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Brambley MR, MCW Kintner-Meyer, S Katipamula, and P O'Neill. 2005. "Wireless Sensor Applications for Building Operation and Management." Chapter 27 in Web Based Energy Information and Control Systems: Case Studies and Applications, ed. B.L. Capehart, L.C. Capehart, pp. 341-367.  Fairmont Press/CRC Press, Lilburn GA. 

2004

  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, and R Conant. 2004. "Opportunities of Wireless Sensors and Controls for Building Operation." In Proceedings of 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, pp. 3-139 through 3-152.  American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Washington, DC. 
  • Kintner-Meyer MCW, JR Skorpik, and LD Reid. 2004. Report on Cost-Effectiveness and Energy Svaings from Application of Low-Cost Wireless SensingPNNL-15018, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kintner-Meyer MCW. 2004. "Opportunities of Wireless Sensors and Controls for Building Operation." Chapter 31 in Proceedings of World Energy Engineering Congress.  Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Brook M, MCW Kintner-Meyer, MR Brambley, and DM Anderson. 2004. "Assessing the Impacts of Energy Saving Products and Technologies: The Importance of Revealing Underlying Assumptions." In 2004 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings, pp. 4-23 - 4-35.  American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, Washington, DC. 

2003

2002

2001

  • Brambley MR, PR Armstrong, MCW Kintner-Meyer, RG Pratt, and S Katipamula. 2001. "Intelligent Buildings." Chapter 5.2 in Handbook of Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning: Handbook Series for Mechanical Engineering, vol. 4, ed. Jan F. Kreider , pp. 5-46 through 5-59.  CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL. 

2000

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