Power system planning and operation for non-stationary temperature futures

Daniel Burillo

Arizona State University

Daniel Burillo is a PhD candidate at ASU, and has published several research products related to climate and infrastructure, including websites, technical reports, conference papers, and one academic journal paper – pending publisher review. Daniel was the president of the legislative branch of ASU’s graduate student government (GPSA) during 2015-2016. Prior to joining ASU, he was a consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers Risk Advisory services, where he served Fortune 500 energy and transportation companies to stay profitable and compliant ahead of changing regulations across the US. Prior to PwC, Daniel was a GMAT instructor at Kaplan Test Prep, and consultant for several startups, including the business incubator known as the Cleantech Open that has connected over 1,000 entrepreneurs to over $1 billion in venture capital, and the electricity sector policy advancement organization known as the CLEAN Coalition. Daniel holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Arizona and a Master’s degree in Civil & Environmental engineering from Carnegie Mellon. Fun facts: Daniel is also a very scary poker player, a nationally competitive marksman, a state competitive rock climber, a Latin dance performer, and he wears a helmet when he rides his bicycle to work every day.


Climate non-stationarity, including temperature and heat waves, raises significant challenges for electric power reliability. Power grids are designed to be robust to historical weather patterns, so unpredictability in climate... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Daniel Burillo (Arizona State University)
  2. Mikhail Chester (Arizona State University)
  3. Benjamin Ruddell (Northern Arizona University)

Topic Areas

• Complexity, resilience and sustainability , • Business and industry practices / case studies , • Advances in methods (e.g., life cycle assessment, social impact assessment, resilience a


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