Associate Director
Niki Lintmeijer

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Niki Lintmeijer

Niki Lintmeijer joined E3 in 2020 and is based in E3’s Boston office, where she helps clients understand and implement deep decarbonization strategies for the electric sector and the broader economy.

Prior to E3, Niki spent six years in the energy and sustainability practice of Berenschot, a leading Dutch management consulting firm, where she developed decarbonization and electrification strategies and roadmaps for European utilities, governments, and industries.

Niki feels that the energy transition is the 21st century’s biggest challenge. She’s especially driven to tackle the many questions facing consumers, energy providers, and policy makers as the world shifts to a highly innovative, low-carbon future characterized largely by intermittent resources and emerging technologies. E3 offers her a highly interactive work environment with bright, passionate colleagues where teamwork and collaboration are highly valued.

In her free time, Niki enjoys basketball, swimming, and playing guitar. Originally from the Netherlands, she looks forward to discovering all the nature that New England (and the rest of the U.S.!) has to offer.

Education: MSc, sustainable development, HEC Paris; BS, natural and social sciences, University of Amsterdam


Impact of Massachusetts’s Decarbonization Goals | Massachusetts Local Gas Distribution Companies, 2021-2023

E3 provided analysis in support of the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) December 2023 Order in the 20-80 “Future of gas” proceeding, which sets a new regulatory framework for the future of natural gas distribution in support of the Commonwealth’s climate goals. The DPU recommended the E3 team’s analysis in support of the 20-80 proceeding, writing:

“The Department commends the LDCs and their Consultants for their comprehensive effort in estimating the costs and economy-wide GHG emissions reductions involved in transitioning the natural gas system. The Department fully recognizes the difficulty in assessing these multidimensional challenges and expresses its appreciation for the comprehensive Pathways Report.

E3 developed and analyzed eight decarbonization pathways and six regulatory design recommendations as part of a multi-year engagement examining the role of local gas distribution companies (LDCs) in Massachusetts in achieving net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in the Commonwealth by 2050. In addition to the Decarbonization Pathways Study, which was developed as part of the Commonwealth’s 20-80 proceeding, E3 assisted each of the LDCs in their filing of a Net Zero Enablement Plan that included LDC-specific recommendations and plans to support the Commonwealth’s decarbonization goals. This project also involved a broad modeling framework designed by E3 as well as an extensive stakeholder process aimed at gauging stakeholder perspectives on gas decarbonization.

Read the detailed project description.