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Biography
Publications

Mr. Onur Aydin is a senior associate at The Brattle Group with an engineering background and over 10 years of experience in energy economics, electricity market modeling, and transmission planning. He assists a wide range of clients throughout the U.S. in regulatory, litigation, and business strategy matters. His recent engagements include assessments of wholesale power markets, ISO/RTO regional market expansion, generation asset valuation, integrated resource planning, energy risk management, transmission cost-benefit analyses, and renewable energy policies.

Mr. Aydin received his M.S. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and his B.S. in Civil Engineering (with high honors) from Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey.

Article
Using Electric And Gas Forwards To Manage Market Risks
May 2017
Published in North American Windpower
Presentation
Western Regional Market Developments: Impact on Renewable Generation Investments and Balancing Costs
February 7, 2017
Presented at the Wind Power Finance & Investment Summit
Report
January 2017
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.

The whitepaper examines how wind generators could use standard electric and gas forward contracts to hedge its revenue to reduce risk over mid- to long-term horizons.

Presentation
The Role of RTO/ISO Markets in Facilitating Renewable Generation Development
December 8, 2016
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.

This Brattle presentation illustrates how the U.S. electric power industry has been investing in renewable resources well beyond states’ renewable portfolio standards (RPS) and targets.

Article
Improved Transmission Planning for a Carbon-Constrained Future
September 1, 2016
Published on Brink

An article examining the need for improved transmission planning that increases flexibility to comply with evolving future regulations, while meeting anticipated policy goals at lower costs and lower risks for customers.

Report
July 12, 2016
Prepared for the California Independent System Operator. Co-authored by members of The California Independent System Operator, Energy and Environmental Economics, Inc., Berkeley Economic Advising and Research, LLC, and Aspen Environmental Group.
Presentation
Transmission as a Market Enabler: The Costs and Risks of an Insufficiently Flexible Electricity Grid
November 9, 2015
Presented at the EUCI Conference Transmission Expansion in Midwest, Indianapolis, IN
Report
Coal Plant Retirements: Feedback Effects on Wholesale Electricity Prices - Revised
November 2013
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Electricity Market Overview for Manitoba Hydro’s Export Market in MISO
July 2013
Dean M. Murphy, Onur Aydin, and Kent Diep
Prepared for Manitoba Hydro
Report
Integrated System Nodal Study: Costs & Revenues of ISO Membership
March 8, 2013
Prepared for Basin Electric Power Cooperative, Heartland Consumers Power District, and the Western Area Power Administration
Report
Long-Term Price Forecast for Manitoba Hydro’s Export Market in MISO
March 2013
Dean M. Murphy, Onur Aydin, Kent Diep, and Sarah Whitley
Prepared for Manitoba Hydro
Report
The Potential Impact of Solar PV on Electricity Markets in Texas
June 19, 2012
Prepared for the Solar Energy Industries Association and the Energy Foundation
Article
Plugging In: Can the grid handle the coming electric vehicle load?
June 2010
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
2009 Integrated Resource Plan for Connecticut
January 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.