Benjamin Karlson

/Benjamin Karlson
Benjamin Karlson

Benjamin Karlson

Wind Energy Market Barrier Mitigation Researcher

Biography

Benjamin leads the Wind Turbine Radar Interference Mitigation (WTRIM) activities and the wind power plant reliability benchmarking effort for Sandia National Laboratories. He has been in the Wind Department since July 2007 and has experience in electric power systems, including regulatory and policy issues and wind energy integration research. Prior to joining Sandia he worked for the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as an expert witness in electric rate filings. Benjamin has a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Mexico, an MS in Electric Engineering from New Mexico State University, and is a registered Professional Engineer in New Mexico.