Thushara De Silva
Researcher, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Dr. Thushara De Silva is a researcher at National Renewable Energy Laboratory’s Grid Planning Analysis Center. Dr. De Silva has Experienced in power grid planning in utility, graduate school, and NREL to better understand hydropower operation in the grid. Some of her research collaborations with multidisciplinary experts focus on hydropower operations in high-renewable power grids since hydropower plays a major role in the grid, and water resources planning is associated with several nonpower constraints.