Steven Wishart


Future of Energy:
DER and Electrification, EV Implementation Plans, EV Policy and Charging Investments, Rate Design and DER Compensation

Market Analysis and Resource Planning:
Customer experience and engagement, Demand response, Distributed Energy Resources, Distributed generation, Gas Market Modeling, Integrated Planning, Integrated resource planning, Market assessments, Net metering, Payment program alternatives, Product development, Risk management policies and programs, Smart grid

Alternative regulatory models, Cost allocation, Cost of service studies (marginal and embedded), Incentive regulation, Rate design, Regulatory policy, Regulatory strategy, Revenue requirements, Stranded cost recovery

Steven Wishart

Assistant Vice President

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Summary of Experience

Steven Wishart has over eighteen years of experience as a leading utility economist at a large Midwest electric and natural gas utility. He is a trusted and experienced testifying expert who has appeared in over 35 regulatory proceedings on innovative cost allocation strategies, rate design with energy burden analysis, the cost impacts of renewable energy and electric vehicles, and cost recovery of electric vehicle infrastructure investments. Mr. Wishart also has extensive expertise in performance-based rate making, long-range forecasting and strategy, transportation electrification, economic development, decarbonization, extension policy, and affordability issues.

In 2023, he was the Chairperson of the Edison Electric Institute’s Rates & Regulatory Affairs Committee. Mr. Wishart holds a Bachelor’s degree in Finance and a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of Arizona, and all but dissertation for a Ph.D. in applied economics from the University of Minnesota.


Ph.D. ABD, Applied Economics, University of Minnesota
M.S., Economics, University of Arizona
B.S., Finance, University of Arizona

Testified Before

Colorado Public Utilities Commission; Minnesota Public Utilities Commission; North Dakota Public Service Commission; Public Service Commission of Wisconsin

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