Generation, Transmission & Distribution Planning

Infrastructure decisions in energy systems involve significant investments in assets, expenditures on fuels and operations, transmission considerations, and implications for environmental performance. All require thorough planning for long-term development. Related plans and resource investment decisions are often subject to review by regulatory agencies and a range of stakeholders.

To ensure that client planning assessments comprehensively consider alternatives and avoid blind spots, Daymark Energy Advisors uses an integrated planning approach that incorporates economic, financial, environmental, technical, and societal perspectives.

Our Capabilities
  • Integrated Resource Planning
  • Distribution System Planning
  • Electric & Gas Market Modeling
  • Capacity Market Modeling
  • Valuing Storage and Distributed Energy Resources
  • Renewable Energy Development and REC Pricing
  • Natural Gas Pipeline Expansions
  • Energy Demand Forecasting
  • Distributed Generation, Energy Efficiency, and Demand Response Adoption
  • State and Regional Economic Impact Modeling
  • Non-Wires Alternative Assessment
  • Capex Investment Reviews
  • Asset Management
Integrated Resource Planning

Northeast , Connecticut

SCOPE: Develop a state‑wide integrated resources procurement plan by conducting an integrated resource planning analysis and stakeholder process.

Long-Term Forecasting and Supply

Northeast, MA

SCOPE - For gas utility access to more Marcellus gas supply, evaluated long-term forecast and supply plans in multiple jurisdictions for direct-field access and participation in downstream pipeline expansion projects.

Manitoba Hydropower Plan

Midcontinent North , Manitoba

SCOPE: Serve as an Independent Expert to evaluate and provide testimony on the resource planning, economic, transmission, and export contract components of a large scale hydropower development.

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Midwest Transmission Project

Midcontinent North, Wisconsin

SCOPE: Addressed client concerns related to application for construction of transmission project, including whether all reasonable transmission and non-transmission alternatives, and their costs, had been properly considered. (direct testimony)

Integrated Resource Plan

Northeast, Vermont

SCOPE: Conduct an evaluation of the performance of potential power portfolios to meet long term needs using scenario and sensitivity analysis. Present the results in expert testimony.

Non-Transmission Alternatives Study

Northeast , Maine

SCOPE: Prepare an analysis of alternatives to a proposed transmission solution and provide an expert report and testimony in application for state siting approval.

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Marc D. Montalvo
President, Principal Consultant
"Just a quick note to thank you for your efforts in putting together great testimony on behalf of OHA. Another example of why Daymark is my 'go-to' for consulting."

William L. Humes, Of Counsel
Oklahoma City