July 2008 — March 2013
As a Senior Consultant in the Energy Efficiency group of Navigant’s Energy Practice, Ms. Palermo’s professional experience was focused on management and evaluation of energy efficiency programs. Her skills include statistics, mathematical modeling, and policy analysis. Her projects involved evaluation of DSM programs for various utilities and agencies, including NYSERDA, California Public Utilities Commission, Ontario Power Authority, Consolidated Edison, and Duquesne Light. For these projects, her work focused on modeling and projecting energy efficiency program savings potential, performing cost/benefit analyses of program measures and portfolios, risk analysis of energy efficiency program effectiveness, survey design and analysis to estimate net program effects, and best practice DSM program designs. She has a firm understanding of factors that motivate program participation, as well as experience identifying program opportunities through profiling targeted market segments.