Patricia D'Costa is an Analyst at ICF within the Energy Advisory Services group, where she provides market and policy analysis within the electric sector, focused on distributed energy resources (DER). Her recent work include research of Central America’s electricity markets and regulations. She has experience advising utilities, organizations and agencies on best practices for DER analysis and integration. Prior to ICF, she worked in energy efficiency program implementation for an electric & gas utility in Massachusetts, and at a consulting company developing innovative clean energy projects in Mexico. Ms. D’Costa holds a B.S. in Industrial Engineering and M.S. in Energy Systems from Northeastern University.