Brian Hedman is an executive director at Cadmus with more than 25 years of experience in the energy industry. Since joining Cadmus in 2002, he has managed more than 100 energy-efficiency and demand-side management (DSM)-related projects, ranging from evaluation of residential and small commercial incentive programs to studies for large commercial and industrial custom programs.
Before joining Cadmus in 2002, Mr. Hedman was employed at PacifiCorp for 20 years, where he held a variety of regulatory and DSM-related positions, including manager of Rates and Regulation, manager of DSM Policy, and manager of Integrated Resource Planning. He led the development of PacifiCorp’s 6th IRP, RAMPP-6, and was a member of the company’s Environmental Policy Advisory Committee, where he was responsible for establishing policy and gaining regulatory approval for PacifiCorp’s energy-efficiency programs.
Mr. Hedman has testified on utility revenue requirements, DSM policy, integrated resource planning, renewable resource development, and environmental mitigation before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, various state legislative committees, and utility regulatory commissions in Montana, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Wyoming, and Utah. He has a background in utility accounting and supported the regulatory audits conducted at PacifiCorp. He has been an advisor on public purpose policy to the Oregon commission as they implement restructuring under Senate Bill 1149 and was co-chair of a System Benefits Charge advisory panel to the Utah Public Service Commission. Mr. Hedman was also a founding board member and chairman of the board for the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.
Mr. Hedman holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Washington and a master’s degree in economics from Portland State University. His work has been published in The Electricity Journal and he is a co-author of Residential Efficiency Crossroads: Opportunities for the Future and Finding Common Ground: Utilities & Regulators.