Andrew D. Mills is a Research Scientist in the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Andrew conducts research on the integration of variable generation into the electric power system, evaluating the costs, benefits, and institutional needs of renewable energy transmission and other supporting infrastructure.
Andrew's has published his research in IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, Wind Energy, and Energy Policy among other journals. He was a contributing author to the IPCC Contribution of Working Group III to the Fifth Assessment Report and Special Report on Renewable Energy Sources and Climate Change Mitigation.
Previously, Andrew worked with All Cell Technologies, a battery technology start-up company.
Andrew has a Ph.D. and M.S. in Energy and Resources from UC Berkeley and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology.
Spot: Andrew Mills - June 08th 2017
For working tirelessly to conduct innovative new analysis and complete impressive new research papers, in response to a request by DOE Secretary Perry for a 60-day study on changes and threats to the bulk power market.
Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group Technical Achievement Award - March 13th 2012
The Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group (UVIG) gave one of its 2012 Technical Achievement Awards to Ryan Wiser, Mark Bollinger, and Andrew Mills.
The citation for the award for Wiser, Bollinger, and Mills highlights that their “research areas include the economics of wind and solar power, the integration of large-scale renewable energy projects into the electric power system, and valuation methodologies for variable generation such as solar and wind.”
Note: In 2018, UVIG became the Energy Systems Integration Group (ESIG).
Friend of the Program Award - May 08th 2009
Presented to Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, in recognition of excellence and leadership in wind energy policy and market analysis, by The Wind Powering America Program at WINDPOWER 2009. At the time of the award, the renewables team included: Ryan Wiser, Mark Bolinger, Galen Barbose, Andrew Mills, Ben Hoen, Naim Darghouth, Carla Peterman, and Anna Rosa.