Congratulations on your Graduation, Emma!


Congratulations Emma!
Her diplomas from the University of California–Berkeley have arrived in the mail!

  • BS in Business Administration from The Haas Business School

  • BA in Economics from the College of Letters & Science

  • Certificate in Entrepreneurship & Technology from the Sutardja Center at the College of Engineering

Emma worked as a Consulting Analyst this summer on a Market Potential Study for HOURCAR, the non-profit car sharing service in Minneapolis–St. Paul. Her project was very well-received and is influencing their planning process. Emma worked as an on-loan resource from The Forward Curve.



Recent Links of Interest

  • Here’s What Utilities Have Promised to Deliver on Renewables, Emissions

Midwest utilities are often under-rated on their strategy for eliminating C02 emissions, but it is clear that they have taken up the challenge of switching from fossil fuel-based generation sources.

  • Strategies for Integrating Electric Vehicles into the Grid

Utilities need an approach to EVs. ACEEE overviews a verity of approaches taken by utilities in this report. 

  • Our World in Data

Our World in Data provides a pathway to understanding the amazing progress in the human condition.




Opportunities and Barriers to Utility Infrastructure Efficiency

Upcoming Stakeholder Meeting: Opportunities and Barriers to Utility Infrastructure Efficiency

The Minnesota Department of Commerce, GDS Associates, and the Center for Energy and Environment invite you to participate in our next stakeholder meeting exploring barriers and opportunities to electric utility infrastructure (EUI) efficiency projects.

This upcoming meeting will be a great opportunity to hear from supply-side efficiency experts, network with peers in the energy industry, and help shape Minnesota’s utility infrastructure efficiency policy. 

Kevin Lawless, Principal at The Forward Curve, will present ideas for how system efficiency metrics could be defined, measured, and applied to EUI goals and performance.

Monday, February 12, 2018
8:30am - 12:00pm CST

Minnesota History Center
345 West Kellogg Boulevard
Saint Paul, MN 55102

Register Here



The Forward Curve - Making it Real in 2017


At the beginning of 2017 we decided to ‘Make It Real” and here are some ways our employees and associates Made It Real:

  • Afroz Khan – elected to the City Council of Newburyport, MA
  • Kevin Lawless – named to Advisory Committee for MN Statewide Market Potential Study for Electric Utility Infrastructure
  • Anand Satchidanandam – started his MBA at Columbia University Business School
  • Kevin Lawless – named Chair Person for Hourcar, a non-profit car-sharing organization in the Twin Cities



Good Luck, Anand!

Anand Satchidanandam, who has worked on behalf of The Forward Curve for the past three years through Emtec Services, is moving onto a new phase in his career. He is moving to NYC to attend the Columbia University MBA program for the next two years. Anand has been an integral part of our efforts at Consolidated Edison and other clients during his time with us. We wish all the best for Anand as he makes this change and thank him wholeheartedly for all of his efforts as part of our team. Congratulations, Anand!