Karin Wadsack

Karin Wadsack is a program manager for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, where she directs the Global Power System Transformation Consortium and performs applied analysis for energy system decarbonization and resilience projects around the world. She has more than 15 years of experience in energy analysis, policy, and project development. Her background also includes business management, international development, and work with Native American tribes across the United States. Karin holds a PhD in Engineering Sustainable Systems, a certificate in Applied Statistics, master’s degrees in Environmental Science & Policy and Journalism, and a bachelor’s degree in Government. Additionally, her dissertation research focused on the implications for air quality regulation of power system modeling of high-renewables-and-storage scenarios considering the reduced-hydroelectric effects of climate change in the American Southwest.