Pace Goodman



Pace Goodman has more than ten years of experience in the energy utility space using data science, engineering, and applied mathematics to facilitate and strengthen demand-side management programs. He serves as a Director and trusted technical advisor in ILLUME’s data science team applying his experience leading complex impact evaluations of emerging technologies, such as thermostat optimization and other IoT services. By pairing his technical background with an emphasis on clear communication, Pace has become a trusted advisor to various clients and business partners across North America. He has led projects to mitigate load constrained times using energy efficiency, developed dashboards to help energy efficiency programs reach new participants, and built advanced measurement and verification analytics for an innovative energy efficiency service provider. Pace also supports the development of new evaluation protocols within the Uniform Methods Project as an expert evaluator and reviewer. When Pace is not helping clients make the most of their AMI data, you can find him hitting the slopes or fly fishing in Northern Idaho.

Pace is located in Moscow, ID.

Related Resources

Energy Efficiency is Being Treated like a Resource at Scale, Where Does Billing Analysis Fit?

In their poster presentation at ACEEE Summer Study 2018, Jes Rivas and Pace Goodman discuss the pros, cons, and possible policy implications for expanding the use of consumption analysis in evaluation.

Clearing up the Unclear Savings of Advanced Thermostats in Illinois

In this presentation, Pace Goodman shares how he got agreement on smart thermostat evaluation methods across more than 15 stakeholder groups and created much needed certainty in the Illinois market.

The Devil’s in the Details: What is the Effect of Methodological Decisions on Estimated Savings?

Why do savings estimates change from one analysis to the next, even when evaluation methods are consistent? Jes Rivas and Pace Goodman attempt to answer this question in this report for IEPEC 2017.