Craig Turchi

Craig Turchi

NREL, Thermal Systems Group

Dr. Turchi has been with the Thermal Systems Group at NREL for the past nine years, where he leads NREL’s Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) Systems Analysis task and assists with the development and assessment of heat-transfer fluids, thermal-storage concepts, and advanced power systems. He was responsible for development of several of the CSP technology metrics associated with the DOE’s SunShot Initiative to drive down the cost of solar energy and has championed the development of supercritical-CO2 power systems for CSP applications.