Leith Nye

Senior Consultant


Leith Nye is a Senior Consultant with nine years of experience in energy research, program evaluation, and community outreach. Drawing on his background as a quantitative ecologist and data scientist, he brings statistical rigor to study design, data collection, and impact analysis. He enjoys creatively mining diverse data sources and applying innovative analytic approaches, such as machine learning models and statistical simulations, to deliver actionable insights to clients. As an experienced educator, he takes care in clearly communicating findings in ways easily understood by diverse stakeholders. Leith has served as lead analyst on projects including impact evaluations for residential and commercial utility DSM programs, emerging technology field monitoring studies, and data-driven targeted marketing campaigns Having worked on projects investigating utility program participation barriers and opportunities experienced by tribes and underserved communities in Minnesota, he is driven to promote equitable access to energy services.  When not diving into data, Leith enjoys time spent with his family, reading, camping, botanizing, playing in a local punk band, and getting to know the cast of characters at the dog park.


Leith is located in Madison, WI.

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ComEd Disadvantaged Communities (DACs) Study Report

In response to the goals outlined in Illinois’ Climate and Equitable Jobs Act (CEJA), ComEd is developing initiatives for workforce development, electrification, resiliency, and the renewable energy transition – and seeks to do so in a way that equitably addresses and works to correct historic environmental injustice. ComEd enlisted ILLUME to perform a study to inform both its implementation strategy of CEJA’s goals. This report summarizes the analysis, findings, and recommendations from this study.
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