Manager | Islands Energy Program at Rocky Mountain Institute
Kaitlyn Bunker, Ph.D., P.E. is a Manager with the Islands Energy Program at Rocky Mountain Institute. She leads energy modeling and technical analysis to complete integrated resource plans in partnership with Caribbean island utilities and governments, which are a key piece of developing national energy transition strategies. These plans take a whole-systems view of various options for the future of the electricity sector on each island. Kaitlyn also leads modeling efforts related to small island microgrid opportunities. Kaitlyn holds a Ph.D. in electrical engineering from Michigan Technological University; her dissertation research focused on microgrids, and optimizing control strategies for distributed renewable resources.