About ICF

Patricia D'Costa

Lead Consultant, Energy Advisory Services
Patricia is a clean energy and policy expert, advising clients on strategies to achieve the distributed grid of the future. 

A member of our distributed grid strategy team, Patricia provides strategic advice on clean energy policy and technology implementation for North American electric distribution utilities and the U.S. Department of Energy. Her engagements cover distributed energy resources integration, grid modernization, distribution planning, innovative business models, regulatory support, stakeholder engagement, and customer programs.

Before her current role, Patricia worked for a large Northeast electric and gas utility where she implemented energy efficiency programs. She also worked for a consulting company developing innovative clean energy projects in Mexico.

Patricia holds a master’s in Energy Systems Engineering from Northeastern University and a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Universidad Metropolitana, Venezuela.

  • M.S., Energy Systems Engineering, Northeastern University
  • B.S., Industrial Engineering, Universidad Metropolitana
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM), Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)