Jessica Harrison

Director of R&D at MISO

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.

  • MSc, Technology and Policy and Civil and Environmental Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • BSc, Physics, University of Michigan