Danielle S. Powers


Financial Advisory:
Divestitures, Valuations

Market Analysis and Resource Planning:
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, Demand response, Energy contracts, Integrated resource planning, Market assessments, Project development, Wholesale market design and rules

Performance benchmarking, Prudence and project management reviews

Danielle S. Powers

Senior Vice President

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Summary of Experience

Danielle S. Powers, Senior Vice President, has over 25 years of experience in the wholesale electric market design and operation, power generation, and energy consulting fields.  Ms. Powers has expertise in wholesale market operations, wholesale market analysis, generation operations, generation asset sales and acquisitions, asset valuation, and wholesale and retail energy planning and procurement.  As a former employee of, and current consultant to ISO New England, Ms. Powers has been extensively involved in the design, implementation, and operation of the Forward Capacity Market as well as the operation of existing wholesale markets in the New England power region.  In addition to the New England wholesale markets, Ms. Powers has provided market advisory services to clients in the PJM, New York, and Midwest wholesale markets.  These assignments have involved the preparation of energy, capacity, and ancillary services market assessments, including the strategic assessment of bulk power system conditions, supply and demand forecasts, and transmission topology.  Prior to joining Concentric Energy Advisors, Ms. Powers was a Senior Engagement Manager at Navigant Consulting, and most recently a Principal Analyst at ISO New England.


M.B.A., Bentley College, magna cum laude
B.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Testified Before

Connecticut Siting Council; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Massachusetts District Court

Case Studies


Has the Public Utilities Regulatory Policy Act (“PURPA”) Outlived Its Purpose?   PDF

Integrated Resource Planning Today – Challenges and Opportunity   PDF

Focused Management Audit of Big Rivers Electric Corp   PDF

The New England Energy Market – What Does the Future Hold?   PDF

Benchmarking: Utility Performance Issues in Ratemaking   PDF

Analyzing New England Power Market Activity   PDF

Market Analysis of Merchant Generators in the New York Wholesale Electric Market   PDF

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