Michael Kelly

Research Analyst

Digital Grid
Michael Kelly is a research analyst contributing to Navigant Research’s Digital Grid solution. He specializes in smart grid IT systems and data analytics, as well as advanced metering infrastructure.

Prior to joining Navigant Research, Kelly worked as a research analyst at Energy Acuity, where he researched renewable energy projects and transmission planning dockets. In this role, he also contributed to the development of annual reports on solar and wind markets and analyzed public planning documentation. Kelly holds an MS in geography and environmental science, with a focus on geospatial analysis, from the University of Colorado Denver, and a BA in environmental studies from the University of Colorado Boulder.
quotes
“Growing penetrations of DER threaten distribution grid stability and greatly complicate the grid management process for utilities.”
— Michael Kelly