Dan Power

Research Analyst

Virtual Power Plants
Dan Power is a research analyst with Guidehouse Insights leading the Virtual Power Plants research service. His research is focused on virtual power plant applications, non-wires alternatives, distributed energy resources, and load flexibility.

Before joining Guidehouse Insights, Power was a research and analysis intern with the Alliance to Save Energy where he was involved in work related to the integration of energy efficiency with digital technologies to optimize energy usage, demand flexibility, and energy efficiency policy. Prior to working at the Alliance to Save Energy, Power worked as a mechanical engineer for Northrop Grumman designing transmit and receive modules for airborne military radars. He has also worked for Telegent Engineering where he assisted in HVAC system design for commercial retail spaces and modeled building envelopes to predict heating and cooling loads. Power holds BS and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park. During his graduate studies he worked as a research assistant at the Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering (CALCE), where he focused on microelectronics packaging, reliability, and thermal management of power electronics used in harsh environments.