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John Walkington Bio

John Walkington

Senior Quantitative Analyst

John Walkington is an economist whose interests include machine learning, causal inference methods, and applied statistics for the social sciences. John graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin in 2022. John’s work at Demand Side Analytics has included the evaluation of several demand response programs for all three California IOU’s, including smart thermostat programs, critical peak pricing programs, and the statewide Emergency Load Reduction Program (ELRP). He has also assisted with long-term gas system planning in New York in accordance with the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) goals of decarbonization and building electrification. John has extensive experience utilizing AMI data, utility billing data, end-use data, and geodata in assisting utilities and regulatory agencies to answer key questions in program evaluation and planning.