Daniel E. Peaco, Chair, Principal Consultant

Daniel Peaco has 35 years of experience performing policy and planning analysis and advising decision-makers in the electric industry. Mr. Peaco is frequently sought out as an expert witness and as an advisor to senior utility managers and public policy officials. His principal practice areas include integrated resource planning, transmission and nontransmission alternatives, generation asset valuation and strategic planning.

Mr. Peaco joined Daymark Energy Advisors in 1996. He served as president from 2002 to 2015 and as chairman since 2002. Before joining Daymark, he held management and planning positions in power supply planning at Central Maine Power, CMP International Consultants, Pacific Gas & Electric and the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Council.

Mr. Peaco has an M.S. in engineering sciences, resource systems and policy design from Thayer School of Engineering, Dartmouth College, and a B.S. in civil engineering, water resource systems from MIT.