Where We Work

Optimal has worked in over 35 states and 6 Canadian provinces. We also completed two major projects in China. Much of our work occurs close to our office locations in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast US and bordering Canadian provinces. We have also developed significant concentrations of work in the Southeast, Midwest, and the West Coast. We have recently worked in seven of the top ten states in the State Energy Efficiency Scorecard published by the American Council for an Energy Efficiency Economy.

Massachusetts

rank 2

Lead consultant to the Energy Efficiency Advisory Council.

Vermont

rank 3

Technical consultant to Efficiency Vermont; planning consultant to the Vermont Department of Public Service.

Rhode Island

rank 4

New York

rank 5

Implementation consultant to Orange & Rockland Utilities; planning consultant for New York Power Authority; technical consultant for New York State Energy Research and Development Authority.

Maryland

rank 6

Supported the Maryland Energy Administration in reviewing the initial utility efficiency plans submitted under the EmPOWER Maryland legislation; helped MEA design programs in financing and technical support.

Connecticut

rank 7

Primary energy efficiency planning consultant to Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative.

Technical consultant to the Connecticut Energy Efficiency Board

Washington, D.C.

rank 8

Supported the Vermont Energy Efficiency Corporation's work to establish the DC Sustainable Energy Utility.

Oregon

rank 9

Provided evaluation of building energy codes initiatives on behalf of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance.

Minnesota

rank 9

Consultant to Minnesota Commerce Department (efficiency potential study)