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Brent Nelson

Director of Market Intelligence
Ascend Analytics
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Dr. Nelson leads the Market Intelligence and Forecasting team at Ascend, supporting long-term valuation of power resources across all markets throughout the US. Dr. Nelson speaks extensively with clients to help them understand market dynamics and forecasting during this period of energy transition. Dr. Nelson has also led several valuation and planning projects for utility clients, providing support for procurement of renewable energy and storage, development of integrated resource plans, and planning decisions associated with thermal generation assets. He holds PhD and MS degrees in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, and a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.