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Neil Copeland Bio

Mr. Copeland has over 19 years in the energy industry with a specialty in generation and transmission economic analysis. His expertise includes the following areas: Nodal Congestion & Curtailment Analysis, Long Range Resource Planning & Market Price Forecasting, Asset Valuation & Transactional Due Diligence, Nodal Market Cost/Benefit Analysis, Transmission Investment Analysis. As well as Expert Witness Testimony for: FERC, State, and Federal Jurisdictions.

Mr. Copeland has completed numerous consulting engagements for diverse stakeholders, including regulatory agencies, project developers, load-serving entities, generating companies, private equity firms and investment banks. Mr. Copeland has supported project development and financing for construction of new generation, refinancing of existing generation, and development of transmission. Mr. Copeland also has extensive experience with the use of commercial price forecasting tools such as the ABB/Ventyx PROMOD IV® software.

Mr. Copeland holds Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering degrees from the Georgia Institute of Technology and is a licensed professional engineer in the Commonwealth of Virginia.