Lucy Metz



BS in Engineering Science, Smith College

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Lucy Metz is an Associate here at Synapse Energy Economics. She conducts analysis and writes publications on topics related to integrated resource planning, power plant economics, building decarbonization, and state and local climate policy. Ms. Metz regularly supports the development of comments and testimony in utility planning dockets across the country, and recently submitted joint testimony before the Georgia Public Service Commission critiquing Georgia Power’s 2023 IRP Update. Ms. Metz also has experience conducting capacity expansion and production cost modeling in EnCompass and building stock turnover modeling using Synapse's in-house tool, the Building Decarbonization Calculator (BDC).

Previously, she worked as a research assistant for Dr. Alexander Barron at Smith College, where she designed the data visualization and analysis for USREP-ReEDS modeling of Clean Air Act policy and co-authored a paper on carbon neutrality in higher education.

Ms. Metz graduated magna cum laude from Smith College with a BS in Engineering Science.