Francisco C. De La Chesnaye, Ph.D.

Senior Program Manager, Energy & Environmental Analysis Grp
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)

Dr. Francisco C. de la Chesnaye is the Senior Program Manager for the Energy and Environmental Analysis Group at the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI). His work focuses on modeling of the U.S. energy system, in particular the electric power sector, to evaluate the possible transformation of the system under alternative policies. His most recent efforts include leading EPRI’s Electrification Assessment, in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and South Korea. In addition to his research at EPRI, Dr. de la Chesnaye has served on various external expert panels, including EPA’s Scientific Advisory Board panel on Economy-Wide Modeling, 2015-2017; the 2014 U.S. Climate Assessment’s Mitigation chapter; National Academies of Sciences report that evaluated the “Effects of Provisions in the Internal Revenue Code on U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions” in 2013; and National Academies Panel 2010 report titled “Limiting the Magnitude of Future Climate Change”.