Dennis W. Elsenbeck is head of Energy and Sustainability for Phillips Lytle Energy Consulting Services. He provides consulting services on a broad range of energy-related opportunities encompassing a forward view of supply, distribution and demand options. In his leadership role with a major US utility for nearly 30 years, he brings to Phillips Lytle insight, analytics and business perspectives on long-term policies and the economic landscape. Mr Elsenbeck assists clients with due diligence and regulatory compliance on energy transactions; regulatory counselling involving Public Service Commission proceedings; energy procurement and utility negotiations involving government entities and municipalities; procurement consulting regarding the reduction of energy costs and review of economic incentives; market-driven integrated resource planning, and identifying commercial and technical issues associated with energy-related opportunities. Mr Elsenbeck graduated with a Masters of Engineering from the University at Buffalo School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He has his M.B.A. from the University of Rochester, as well as a B.S. in Industrial Engineering Technology from the State University of New York Polytechnic Institute.