James D. Simpson

Expertise

Market Analysis and Resource Planning:
Demand forecasting

Regulation:
Cost of service studies (marginal and embedded), Incentive regulation, Performance benchmarking, Prudence and project management reviews, Rate design, Regulatory policy, Regulatory strategy

James D. Simpson

Senior Vice President

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Summary of Experience

James D. Simpson, Senior Vice President, has over 35 years of experience with regulatory relations, regulated pricing and business strategy. Since joining Concentric in 2005, he has been responsible for projects related to rates, decoupling mechanisms, capital and O&M tracker mechanisms, incentive ratemaking, marginal cost studies, cost of service adjustments, service quality measures, and demand forecasts. Prior to joining Concentric, Mr. Simpson held senior executive positions at a natural gas utility and an entrepreneurial company providing a proprietary service to generating companies. Mr. Simpson also held staff and director level positions at the Wisconsin Public Service Commission and the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities.


Education

M.S., Economics, University of Wisconsin
B.A., Economics, University of Minnesota, magna cum laude


Testified Before

Connecticut Department of Public Utilities Control; Maine Public Utilities Commission; Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities; New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission; New York Public Service Commission; Ontario Energy Board; Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission; Vermont Public Service Board


Case Studies


Publications

Trends in Residential Gas Usage and Implications for LDCs   PDF

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