Mr. Akarsh Sheilendranath is a senior associate with over ten years of experience spanning electric transmission planning, generation asset valuation, electricity market modeling, strategic planning, as well as regulatory finance and cost of capital cases for utility clients. Mr. Sheilendranath combines both engineering and business backgrounds, and brings extensive knowledge in large scale renewable resource integration and grid reliability planning, gained leading key strategic initiatives at ISO New England and Eversource Energy, prior to his joining The Brattle Group. He has previously represented ISO New England in the Department of Energy (DOE)-funded national planning coordination process, and has also presented ISO New England’s strategic planning analyses and initiatives at advisory committees.
At The Brattle Group, he assists a wide range of clients throughout the U.S. in regulatory finance, business strategy and all matters related to electric transmission, economic planning, and asset valuation. His recent engagements include assisting clients in valuing large scale wind generation developments in major ISO/RTO regions, conducting transmission cost-benefit analyses for RTOs, assisting PUCs in evaluation of competitive transmission proposals, and managing cost of capital and other regulatory finance-related cases for Brattle experts.
Benefit-Cost Analysis of Proposed New York AC Transmission Upgrades
September 15, 2015
Presented to NYISO and DPS Staff
Lake Erie Connector Market Assessment Report
Prepared for ITC Lake Erie Connector LLC
Toward More Effective Transmission Planning: Addressing the Costs and Risks of an Insufficiently Flexible Electricity Grid
Prepared for WIRES
New York University Stern School of Business, MBA
Michigan Technological University, M.S. in Electrical Engineering
Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Bachelor's in Instrumentation Engineering