Director of Resource Planning
David leads Ascend’s resource planning consulting practice, providing clients with deep expertise in modern techniques for long-term resource planning, valuation, and renewable integration. He leads a team of seven full time analysts and a nationwide client portfolio of major investor owned utilities, municipal utilities, and electricity retailers across the US. Prior to joining Ascend, Mr. Millar worked for Pacific Gas and Electric Company as a Principal of Modeling and Analysis in the Energy Procurement and Regulatory Affairs departments. Mr. Millar has also worked in energy policy at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and energy consulting with DNV GL. He holds a master degree in Energy Economics and Policy from Duke University and bachelor degrees in Earth Sciences and Political Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz.