Seth Nowak
Senior Analyst
p. 608-354-1329

Seth Nowak conducts quantitative analysis and writes reports on energy efficiency programs and policies in the electric and natural gas utility sector. His focus is on state energy efficiency policies including the administration and delivery of utility sector programs. He is part of the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard project team. His current research is on the expansion of ratepayer-funded energy efficiency policies and programs across states. He joined ACEEE in 2010.

Prior to joining ACEEE, Seth did energy efficiency program evaluation while employed by the University of Wisconsin as a project assistant at KEMA, Inc.; was a member of a project group researching Advanced Renewable Tariffs for the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin; and concurrently researched and reported to the City of Milwaukee on innovative policy options to enhance efficiency of municipal solid waste collection as part of another research group.

Seth earned a master of business administration from the Wisconsin School of Business, a master of public administration from the La Follette School of Public Affairs, and an energy analysis and policy certificate from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

Expertise:
  • new and emerging utility and state approaches to achieving and sustaining higher energy savings
  • energy efficiency resource standards (EERS)
  • state evaluation, measurement, and verification (EM&V) practices