David DesLauriers

Vice President

David DesLauriers brings over two decades of experience advising executive management of investor-owned utilities on rates and pricing, regulatory affairs and strategy, rate design, revenue requirements, cost of service and cost allocation, and regulatory compliance and market planning topics.

He has provided expert testimony on issues such as utility cost of service, rate design, and regulatory policy and compliance matters to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and in state, federal, and Canadian provincial jurisdictions

He was previously Director of Advisory and Planning at Black & Veatch Management Consulting, LLC. In the past few years, Mr. DesLauriers has led and provided oral testimony in several high-profile regulated electric rate setting proceedings addressing cost of service, rate design, and regulatory policy involving distributed energy resources and distributed generation rate setting topics for clients across the United States.

Mr. DesLauriers is an active member of the Energy Bar Association’s Electricity Regulation Committee. He is a frequent speaker at energy industry conferences and has published articles in the energy trade press and is a regular contributor to the Energy Law Journal.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Study of Benefits for New Energy Trading Market in U.S. Southeast
    CRA conducted an industry leading study (July 2020) for a coalition of investor owned utilities and electric cooperatives to evaluate the costs and benefits of...
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  • 02
    Alberta Utilities Commission testimony appearance
    Vice President David DesLauriers recently testified as part of an expert panel before the Alberta Utilities Commission (Proceeding ID 24116) on the topic of...
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  • 03
    Alberta Utilities Commission – Expert Testimony on Utility Regulatory Frameworks
    CRA was engaged to provide expert advice for the Alberta Utilities Commission’s (AUC) Electric Distribution System Inquiry, initiated December 6, 2018, under...
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