Director of Research and Development, Market Services Division
Jessica Harrison is Director of Research and Development (R&D) in the Market Services division of MISO. In this role, she coordinates MISO’s R&D policies, objectives, and initiatives. Her focus includes pursuing R&D initiatives and partnerships, researching emerging technologies and supporting the integration of future grid resources. Jessica has a diverse background in clean energy, including experience with engineering analysis, public policy and economic analysis. Prior to joining MISO, she was the Head of Section of Distributed Energy Resources at DNV GL. As an industry consultant, Jessica has studied the impacts of integrating innovative technologies such as distributed energy resources, energy storage and demand response with the electricity grid and the electricity wholesale markets. Ms. Harrison holds dual Master of Science degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Technology and Policy and in Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from the University of Michigan.