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Kendall Mongird

Kendall Mongird

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Portland Office
Portland, OR 97204
(971) 940-7102


Kendall joined the Energy Policy & Economics Group at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in 2017. She is currently a Post-Graduate Research Associate and contributes to projects focused on evaluating the benefits of microgrids and energy storage systems. She holds a BS in Quantitative Economics from California Polytechnic State University and an MSc in Economics from the University of Edinburgh, where she graduated with honors.

Research Interests

  • Industrial Organization
  • Benefit-Cost Analysis
  • Environmental Assessment and Evaluation
  • Renewable Energy Analysis

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Quantitative Economics, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, California, 2015
  • M.S., Economics, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2016

PNNL Publications


  • Viswanathan V.V., A.J. Crawford, M.E. Alam, P.J. Balducci, D. Wu, T.D. Hardy, and K. Mongird. 2018. Snohomish Public Utility District: An Assessment of Battery Technical Performance. PNNL-27237. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.


  • Balducci P.J., M.E. Alam, V.V. Viswanathan, D. Wu, A.J. Crawford, K. Mongird, and M.R. Weimar, et al. 2017. The Salem Smart Power Center: An Assessment of Battery Performance and Economic Potential. PNNL-26858. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. doi:10.2172/1406263.

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas