About Flink

Flink Energy helps clients working to facilitate the transition to low carbon energy sources. Principal Ken Dragoon brings more than 30 years of experience and innovation in the electric utility industry to address the challenges of relying on renewable resources for our energy needs.


  • Research, analysis and reports
  • Energy systems and market modeling and analysis
  • Expert testimony
  • Presentations and educational materials
  • Risk analysis
  • Excel and Excel VBA tools 


Flink is working on an important report on power-to-gas. The work investigates creating hydrogen and other carbon-neutral fuels from renewable energy. Research for the report included trips to Norway and Scotland where some of the leading edge work in this field is being done. Expecting to publish the report publicly in early 2018.


Flink Energy Consulting is dedicated to facilitating the transition to a world powered by clean and affordable energy.

Recent Projects

  • Power to Gas Report (coming in 2018)
  • Expert Testimony Utah QF Docket (Utah Clean Energy)
  • Energy Analysis of Electric Water Heaters as Energy Storage (Energy Trust of Oregon)
  • Wave Energy Industry Update (Oregon Wave Energy Trust)
  • Strategic Flexibility Roadmap (European Copper Institute)
  • Excel-based Hourly Dispatch Utility Production Cost Model (Renewable Northwest)
  • Heat Pump Water Heaters for Demand Response (client: Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance)
  • Costs and challenges experienced by smaller generators scheduling over high voltage transmission systems (Energy Trust of Oregon)
  • Strategic agenda on power system flexibility (European Copper Institute)
  • Wave energy integration cost study (Oregon Wave Energy Trust)
  • Energy storage white paper (EDF Renewable Energy)
  • Green energy tariff design consulting (Utah Clean Energy) 

Recent Publications(click to download)

 Mailing Address:

Flink Energy Consulting
3519 NE 15th Avenue, #227
Portland, OR   97212