David A. Heintz


Market Analysis and Resource Planning:
Project development

Cash working capital, Cost allocation, Cost of service studies (marginal and embedded), Incentive regulation, Lead-lag studies, Rate design, Regulatory policy

David A. Heintz

Executive Advisor

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Summary of Experience

Mr. Heintz has over 30 years of experience working with regulated rates and tariffs at both the federal and state levels, providing clients with analyses of natural gas projects, markets, and issues. Mr. Heintz’s areas of expertise include cost of service, allocation and rate design, tariff terms and conditions, rate case preparation, and regulatory issues.

Mr. Heintz’s regulatory analysis and ratemaking experience extends to most of North America, and he has prepared cost of service studies for many U.S. and Canadian gas and electric utilities. Mr. Heintz was responsible for the development, defense, implementation, and administration of a Northeast gas company’s rates in rate cases and CGA filings. He prepared annual sales, revenue, margin, and gas cost forecasts for budgeting and financial reporting, directed the company’s load research project, and represented the company in regulatory proceedings. Mr. Heintz was also responsible for all aspects of a pipeline company’s rate department, including cost-of-service allocation and rate design, certificates, and analysis of other pipeline Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) filings. He represented the company and supported its positions through testimony and negotiations with regulatory agencies, customers, and investors.

Prior to joining Concentric Energy Advisors, Mr. Heintz was a Managing Consultant with Navigant Consulting, Inc. and has worked for the FERC, interstate pipelines and a local distribution company.


M.B.A., University of Pittsburgh

B.S., Economics, Pennsylvania State University

Testified Before

Arkansas Public Service Commission; Connecticut Department of Public Utilities Control; Delaware Public Service Commission; District of Columbia Public Service Commission; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Florida Public Service Commission; Georgia Public Service Commission; Idaho Public Utilities Commission; Illinois Commerce Commission; Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities; New Brunswick Energy and Utility Board; New Jersey Board of Public Utilities; New York State Public Service Commission; Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission; Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission; Tennessee Regulatory Authority; Vermont Public Service Board; Virginia State Corporation Commission; Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission

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