Ray Duthu

Senior Engineer
Ascend Analytics

Ray Duthu has extensive experience in power plant systems and thermal simulation and focused his doctoral research on energy systems research/analysis in various fields, including systems engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, economics, and policy.  His research projects evaluated how various utility rate structures created incentives for customer-owned distributed generation, the impact of these technologies on local utilities’ costs, and a life cycle assessment comparing the costs of truck and pipe transport for water used for natural gas development projects in Colorado.Ray 

At Ascend, Ray manages consulting and long-term projects as one of its lead developers.  His projects evaluate the economic and environmental value and optimal sizing of potential battery, hydro, and internal combustion energy projects as well as the optimization of complete utility portfolios.