Mr. Kevin Carden is the Director of Astrapé Consulting, an energy consulting organization with a focus on resource planning. Under Kevin’s leadership for the past 17 years, Astrapé Consulting has provided consulting services to utilities, regulators, and ISOs worldwide. He also led the redevelopment of SERVM, a now industry-leading Resource Adequacy Planning tool, licensed by Astrapé. Additional responsibilities have included reliability and resource adequacy studies for clients across the U.S., project financial analysis, RFP independent evaluation, renewable capacity valuation, demand-side management program development, and contract management for many large capital projects. Kevin holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from the University of Alabama. Kevin holds a U.S. patent in Generation Reliability Modeling techniques (#7698233).