Mr. Kushner has more than 20 years of experience in the electric utility consulting industry. During that time, Mr. Kushner has managed or otherwise been involved in various types of engagements, including integrated resource plans (IRPs), power supply studies, and independent engineering assessments (for conventional and renewable technologies). Mr. Kushner has been involved in production cost modeling associated with utility system expansion planning, as well as feasibility studies and economic analysis. He has also provided demand-side management evaluations. Mr. Kushner has been involved in the issuance of power supply requests for proposals (RFPs), evaluations of responses to RFPs, and portfolio evaluations. Mr. Kushner has also presented expert testimony and prepared other experts for testimony related to determination of need proceedings and has also testified under cross examination by intervening parties. He also supports clients in their efforts to comply with the requirements of applicable regulatory framework.
Mr. Kushner’s experience includes numerous presentations to clients’ Board of Directors and other stakeholders, in addition to representing clients as an expert witness in several docketed regulatory proceedings. Mr. Kushner’s expertise in developing comprehensive integrated resource plans is supported by his knowledge of conventional and renewable energy resources, demand-side management/energy efficiency, and production cost modeling.