Andrew PricePresident & COO
Andrew Price is the President and Chief Operating Officer of Competitive Energy Services, LLC (CES). Mr. Price has been with CES since March 2001, holding Energy Analyst , Senior Energy Analyst and most recently Sr. Vice President positions. In addition to overseeing the analytics department at CES, Mr. Price is now involved with all aspects of the company. Mr. Price and the CES Analytical Team provide a weekly summary of energy market conditions for clients, perform detailed financial analysis for energy users in varied rate classes, conduct bill audits and help customers negotiate favorable energy contract terms and conditions. Mr. Price is also responsible for many of CES’s green initiatives including: green power procurement, demand response program evaluation, energy efficiency and onsite renewable generation project analysis, and greenhouse gas benchmarking and monitoring. Mr. Price has additional experience with: modeling revenue and cost streams for combined heat and power and renewable generation systems; advising commercial and industrial customers on fuel conversions, commodity hedging strategies, risk management and energy procurement options; and, assisting end users in negotiations with utilities and competitive market suppliers to obtain more favorable rates for electricity, natural gas, propane, oil and biomass. Mr. Price is also a partner and founding member of Beaver Ridge Wind LLC, the company that developed, owns and operates a 3 turbine 4.5 MW wind power project in the town of Freedom Maine. Prior to joining CES, Mr. Price worked for three years at MRW & Associates – an energy consulting firm based in Oakland California - where he was involved in a variety of projects related to electricity usage, the regulation of utilities and electricity deregulation. Mr. Price is a member of the Maine Technology Institute's Environmental Technology Board.
Education: B.S., Civil Engineering, Environmental & Water Studies Program (1997 w/Distinction), Stanford University; B.A, Physics and Environmental Studies, Bowdoin College (1995, summa cum laude)