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Juliet Homer

Juliet Homer

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-2698

Biography

Juliet Homer is a professional engineer and certified project management professional with expertise in energy planning, policy, and regulation. Her work at PNNL centers on integrated energy planning, grid modernization, electric distribution system planning with distributed energy resources, economic assessments and valuation of distributed and renewable energy resources, and utility regulation and rates. Juliet is the PNNL lead on a multi-laboratory project evaluating the state-of-the-art in electric distribution system planning that includes identifying tools, research needs and best practices for integrating distributed energy resources into the electric grid from a utility and regulatory perspective. She regularly works with state public utility commissions around the United States on issues of characterizing, valuing, and planning for distributed energy resources. Juliet is also supporting the Government of Pakistan with implementing a holistic Integrated Energy Planning approach to support energy resource decision-making. Juliet's work at PNNL also includes renewable energy market and resource assessments. Juliet presents regularly on distributed energy resources and grid modernization at national conferences and trainings.

Before joining PNNL, Juliet worked as a utility analyst with the Oregon Public Utility Commission where she managed electricity and natural gas utility resource planning dockets. She also performed economic analyses of utility-proposed energy efficiency, renewable energy and grid modernization investments. Juliet previously worked at Greeley and Hansen, LLC, a multi-national engineering consulting firm where she was a project engineer on water and wastewater planning and design projects in Arizona.

Research Interests

  • Energy policy and regulation
  • Integrated energy planning
  • Systems analysis
  • Grid modernization and resilience

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University 1995
  • M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Arizona State University 1997
  • Arizona Registered Professional Engineer 2000
  • Oregon Registered Professional Engineer 2009
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), 2016

PNNL Publications

2019

2018

2017

  • Homer J.S. 2017. Distribution System Market Considerations for the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission. PNNL-26822. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Homer J.S., A.L. Cooke, L. Schwartz, G. Leventis, F. Flores-Espino, and M. Coddington. 2017. State Engagement in Electric Distribution System Planning. PNNL-27066. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. State Engagement in Electric Distribution System Planning
  • Kintner-Meyer M., J.S. Homer, P.J. Balducci, and M.R. Weimar. 2017. Valuation of Electric Power System Services and Technologies. PNNL-25633. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Valuation of Electric Power System Services and Technologies
  • Orrell A.C., N. Foster, J.S. Homer, and S.L. Morris. 2017. 2016 Distributed Wind Market Report. PNNL-26540. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. 2016 Distributed Wind Market Report
  • Tang Y., J.S. Homer, T.E. McDermott, M. Coddington, B. Sigrin, and B. Mather. 2017. Summary of Electric Distribution System Analyses with a focus on DERs. PNNL-26272. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Summary of Electric Distribution System Analyses with a focus on DERs

2016

2015

  • Homer J.S. 2015. GridWise Architecture Council: Valuation of Transactive Energy Systems Technical Meeting Proceedings, September 29-30, 2015, Taylor, Texas. Richland, Washington:GridWise Architecture Council. PNNL-SA-115150.

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