James D. Simpson


Market Analysis and Resource Planning:
Demand forecasting

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

Executive Advisor

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Summary of Experience

James D. Simpson, Executive Advisor, 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.


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


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