Mark L. Ahlstrom, Chief Executive Officer, WindLogics Inc.
Mark Ahlstrom has been the CEO of WindLogics since December of 2000. Under his leadership, the company became an authority in the assessment, forecasting, operations and integration of renewable energy.
Mr. Ahlstrom is recognized for his ongoing thought leadership on technical policy and optimization solutions for low cost, reliable and sustainable power systems. In addition to his internal roles at WindLogics, he is a frequent speaker at events for the Utility Variable-Generation Integration Group, American Wind Energy Association, IEEE, NERC, DOE, American Meteorological Society and other industry and government groups.
Mark has authored multiple forecasting and integration articles for IEEE Power & Energy Magazine and served as editor for the special wind issue of IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy in 2012. He is a member of the NERC Integrating Variable Generation Task Force and led the Task 2.1 effort on Variable Generation Power Forecasting for Operations.
WindLogics is an energy consulting services firm focused on wind and solar assessments, generation forecasting, and innovative forecasting and optimization solutions for power systems. Planners, developers and financial stakeholders rely on WindLogics to deliver reliable renewable energy production evaluations for project construction and financing. Owners, off-takers and traders use forecasting and optimization services from WindLogics to improve reliability, mitigate energy imbalance exposure and reduce overall dollars at risk.
WindLogics became a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources (formerly FPL Energy) in 2006, allowing WindLogics to expand its role as an applied R&D center and provider of services to utility, wind and solar energy clients. Operated as an indirect wholly owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy, WindLogics independently provides client-confidential services throughout North America and across the globe.
Headquartered in Juno Beach, Fla., NextEra Energy’s principal subsidiaries are NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the largest generator in North America of renewable energy from the wind and sun, and Florida Power & Light Company, which serves approximately 4.5 million customer accounts in Florida and is one of the largest rate-regulated electric utilities in the country.