Rao Konidena is a manager at Resource Forecasting at MISO in St Paul, MN. In this role, he is responsible for long-term regional resource forecasting for MISO Transmission Expansion Plan (MTEP), Loss of Load Expectation (LOLE) analysis setting the planning reserve margin requirements for next summer, and MISO/NERC near and long-term resource assessments. The Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator, Inc. (MISO) is a non-profit, member-based organization committed to being the leader in electricity markets by providing our customers with valued service, reliable, cost-effective systems and operations, dependable and transparent prices, open access to markets, and planning for long-term efficiency.
Rao has masters in business administration (MBA) from University of Minnesota's Carlson School of Management. He also has graduated with a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from University of Texas at Arlington.