Patrick O’Connor is an economist leveraging interdisciplinary energy sector expertise and broad analytical capability to support strategic R&D and investment planning, market analysis and quantitative modeling, and expert review of major initiatives. His major areas of topical focus include grid integration, renewable energy technology policy and economics, and the market economics/operations of hydropower and energy storage.

Between hydro and nuclear, he has developed an inexplicable fondness for long-lived capital investments in clean energy.