Patrick Augustine

Vice President

Patrick Augustine is a vice president in CRA’s Energy Practice. He specializes in market analysis and strategy development within the electric utility and power market sectors.

Mr. Augustine is experienced with power market dispatch systems and utility planning tools and has performed market assessments and other economic analysis throughout North America in support of utilities, project developers, investors, and lenders in their planning, project development, and financing efforts.

Mr. Augustine is a frequent writer and presenter in the power market space and has testified before state utility commissions in Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Kentucky on various electric resource planning and power market analysis topics.

Mr. Augustine has significant experience developing power market modeling approaches and integrating key market drivers such as fuel prices, environmental policy, and market design changes into economic analyses that evaluate expectations for power market prices, asset valuations, and utility cost and risk profiles.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Alliant Energy’s Iowa Clean Energy Blueprint
    CRA consultants supported Alliant Energy in a collaborative resource planning effort for its Iowa utility – Interstate Power and Light Company (IPL) – to...
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  • 02
    Development of NIPSCO’s integrated Resource Plan
    CRA has been supporting NIPSCO, an Indiana utility owned by NiSource, with integrated resource planning since 2017.  Today, CRA is leading the development of...
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  • 03
    Customer savings plan with wind generation tax incentives
    CRA consultants supported Liberty’s Empire District Electric Company in its customer savings plan, which calls for the development of up to 600 MW of...
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