Peter Asmus, Senior Analyst
is a senior analyst contributing to Pike Research
's renewable energy practice, with a focus on wind energy as well as emerging energy distribution models such as microgrids and virtual power plants.
Asmus has 20 years of experience in energy and environmental markets, both as a writer and a research consultant.
Before joining Pike Research, Asmus was president of Pathfinder Communications, where his activities included consulting, freelance journalism, and other writing assignments.
is the author of the recent book Introduction to Energy in California, as well as Reaping the Wind.
was also the co-author of Reinventing Electric Utilities and In Search of Environmental Excellence.
Asmus was previously editor of the Clean Power Journal, assistant editor of California Policy Choices, and has written for a number of energy trade publications including Windpower Monthly and Electric Utility Week.
He holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Wisconsin.