About Us

The Power Bureau is a consulting firm that provides energy commodity procurement and planning services to small and mid-sized organizations.  

We leverage our regulatory and portfolio management experience to secure the benefits and manage the risks in deregulated energy markets. The Power Bureau works closely with Facility Managers, Procurement Officers, and Energy Managers in cities, businesses, non-profits, and universities to provide a high level of expertise and advocate for energy decisions, planning, and purchases that bring the best price and best fit to the organization's goals.

Our mission:  Provide clients with a range of risk-management options, and guide them to implementing their chosen path.

Our Services provide Energy Consumers, Energy Retailers, and Energy Project Developers insight into the deregulated market and legislation that is unique to the industry.

Mark Pruitt serves as Principal for the Power Bureau and advises municipalities, institutions and project financiers operating in the energy sector.  

Mark served as the first Director of the Illinois Power Agency – the state agency responsible for securing wholesale electricity and renewable energy for the 4.7 million residential and small commercial accounts located in Illinois.  His hedging strategies over $1.6 billion in cost savings for Illinois utility customers.

Mark holds an Masters in Business Administration from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor of Arts from Bradley University. Mark's resume is found here.

Check out opportunities to meet Mark Pruitt at these upcoming Events.