David Parsons

Chief of Policy and Research at Hawaii Public Utilities Commission

Dave Parsons is the Chief of Policy and Research at the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, where he is responsible for policy analysis and strategic planning for achievement of the state’s aggressive clean energy goals. He oversees the Commission’s proceedings on renewable energy procurement, distributed energy resources integration, demand response, long-term system planning, grid modernization, and utility business model transformation. David also directs the Commission’s economic and policy research and development, and manages ongoing financial and economic evaluation of regulated utility investments and operations in the electric, gas, water, telecommunications, and transportation sectors.