David Millar

Director of Energy Analytics at Ascend Analytics

David Millar is Director of Energy Analytics at Ascend Analytics. He leads Ascend’s consulting practice, providing utility clients with expertise in risk-based long-term resource planning and valuation.


Previously, David Millar worked at Pacific Gas and Electric, where he served as a Principal of Energy Modeling and Analysis. He led data analytics projects to guide company strategy on generation portfolio planning, energy storage valuation, and load and price forecasting. Mr. Millar previously worked in energy consulting with DNV GL and regulatory policy research at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.

  • Master’s degree in Energy Economics and Policy from Duke University
  • Bachelor’s degrees in Earth Sciences and Political Science from the University of California, Santa Cruz