Nick Wintermantel, Consultant

With almost fifteen years of experience in regulated utility planning and electric market modeling, Mr. Wintermantel provides Accion Group with extensive expertise in its evaluation of power and capacity procurements for consulting engagements across the country. His broad-based utility planning background includes Integrated Resource Planning, RFP evaluations, environmental compliance analysis, asset management, financial risk analysis, reliability planning, and contract structuring. Mr. Wintermantel also has extensive knowledge in electric market models and evaluation methodologies used for resource planning and reliability planning.

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As a consultant with Accion Group, Mr. Wintermantel has participated in many competitive procurement solicitations and served as the lead in monitoring and reviewing the evaluation methodology and process. His responsibilities have included working closely with both the utility and state regulators to ensure an unbiased and accurate evaluation is performed in each competitive procurement solicitation. He has also performed resource planning studies for large power systems across the country such as ERCOT, Tennessee Valley Authority, California ISO, and Southern Company. 

Prior to joining Accion Group, Mr. Wintermantel was employed by the Southern Company where he served in various resource planning and generation development roles. Mr. Wintermantel holds an MBA from The University of Alabama at Birmingham and a B.S. in Engineering from The University of Alabama.