Summary of Experience
Forrest Small is a licensed professional engineer with twenty-nine years of combined experience in management consulting, transmission and distribution planning, and operations at an electric utility. He is a thought leader and highly-experienced senior member of Concentric’s Future of Energy team and focuses on Grid Modernization and Distributed Energy Resource (DER) integration. By leveraging his engineering and utility operations background, Mr. Small offers clients a cohesive Future of Energy strategy that combines technology, finance, and regulatory services.
Before joining Concentric, Mr. Small led teams at Black & Veatch Management Consulting and Bridge Energy Group. His most recent work has focused on the development of operational strategy for integrating DERs with retail and wholesale markets. Mr. Small holds masters degrees in electrical engineering and business administration.
M.B.A., University of Southern Maine
M.S., University of Maine
B.S., University of Maine
A “regulatory roadmap’” is needed to execute a corporate vision when the existing regulatory framework does not provide the utility with appropriate authorities and financial incentives to deliver on customer […]
A northeast investor-owned utility sought expert assistance in preparing written comments regarding rate design and compensation for energy storage projects (ESPs), including compensation for avoided transmission and distribution costs and […]
Concentric collaborated with distribution system planning, grid operations, capital investment, and regulatory Subject Matter Experts from a national energy services and delivery company to develop resilience plans for its New […]
A northeast investor-owned utility retained Concentric to examine the potential business and operational impacts of increasing amounts of distributed energy resources on their distribution system. At the same time, our […]
As part of New York Public Service Commission Case 18-E-0130, “Matter of Energy Storage Deployment Program,” the Joint Utilities of New York (Joint Utilities) requested consulting support to help develop […]
Concentric developed, documented, and supported a 3-5 year plan responding to a client’s hostile investor. We worked with the client to develop forecasts and projections, strategic assessments of different business […]