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Dr. Shavel is an energy economist with over 30 years of experience in the energy industry, specializing in the economics and operations of the U.S. electric power system, generation and transmission investment, and environmental strategy. He has performed work for a wide range of clients, including generation and transmission companies, natural gas pipelines, marketers, developers, industry research groups, and as federal agencies.

Dr. Shavel has broad experience developing models of North American power systems, including the Integrated Planning Model by ICF International. He has also directed significant assignments for major electric utilities, independent transmission companies, RTOs, independent power producers and private equity on matters such as coal plant retirements, fuel price forecasting, the benefits of new transmission lines and power plant valuation.

Dr. Shavel has testified before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), state regulatory agencies, and the Ontario Energy Board.

Prior to joining Brattle, Dr. Shavel was a Vice President at Charles River Associates (CRA). While at CRA, he led the development of the National Energy and Environment Model (NEEM) and contributed to its integration with the Multi-Region National Macroeconomic Model.

Report
Policy Brief - EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan: Implications for States and the Electric Industry
June 2014
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Exploring Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT, Part III: The Role of Demand Response, Energy Efficiency, and Combined Heat & Power
May 29, 2014
Prepared for the Texas Clean Energy Coalition (TCEC)
Report
Exploring Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT Part II: Future Generation Scenarios for Texas
December 10, 2013
Ira H. Shavel, Jürgen Weiss, Peter S. Fox-Penner, Pablo Ruiz, Yingxia Yang, Rebecca Carroll, and Jake Zahniser-Word
Prepared for The Texas Clean Energy Coalition
Presentation
EPA Electric Sector Policies, Natural Gas Prices, and Electricity Prices
November 2012
Ira H. Shavel, B. Gibbs, and Y. Yang
Presented at the 31st USAEE/IAEE North American Conference Proceedings
Article
Examining CAIR, CSAPR, Eastern SO2 and NOx Emissions
November 2012
Ira H. Shavel, B. Gibbs, and J. Zahniser-Word
Published in Power Engineering
Report
The Reliability Implications of EPA's Proposed Transport Rule and Forthcoming Utility MACT
November 2010
Published by Charles River Associates
Presentation
A Consistent Framework for Measuring Extra High Voltage Transmission Benefits and Costs
June 10, 2010
Ira H. Shavel, B. Gibbs, and R. Luciani
Presented at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Technical Conference on Planning Models and Software, Washington, DC
Report
Economic Analysis of California Climate Initiatives: An Integrated Approach
2007
Ira H. Shavel, P. Bernstein, D. Montgomery, T. Rutherford, A. Smith, and S. Tuladhar
Published by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)