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Dr. Donohoo-Vallett is an associate in The Brattle Group’s Washington, DC office. She has broad experience across wholesale and retail power issues, and specialized expertise in transmission planning and evaluation, clean-power policy analysis, and renewable energy integration.

Publications
Report
Recognizing the Role of Transmission in Electric System Resilience
May 09, 2018
Prepared for WIRES

The report explores the role that transmission plays in grid resilience and how policies and investments directed at strengthening the electricity grid can cost-effectively enhance the resilience of electricity supply.

Report
Pricing Carbon into NYISO’s Wholesale Energy Market to Support New York’s Decarbonization Goals
August 10, 2017
Prepared for the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO)
The study, prepared for the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO), finds that adding a carbon charge into the wholesale energy market could improve the state’s ability to meet its decarbonization goals cost-effectively.
Presentation
Enabling Canadian Imports for Advancing Clean Energy Strategies for the U.S. - Considerations for Policymakers
October 24, 2016
Prepared for the Canadian Electricity Association and Canadian Embassy Event
Report
Enabling Canadian Electricity Imports for Clean Power Plan Compliance: Technical Guidance for U.S. State Policymakers
June 28, 2016
Prepared for the Canadian Electricity Association, Canadian Hydropower Association, Canadian Wind Energy Association, Emera Incorporated, Government of Canada, Government of Québec, Manitoba Hydro, Nalcor Energy, and Powerex Corporation
Report
The Clean Power Plan: Focus on Implementation and Compliance
January 2016
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
News & Events
May 09, 2018
Brattle Economists: Efforts to Enhance the Resilience of the Electricity System Should Focus on Transmission

Economists at The Brattle Group released a study today that explores the important role that transmission plays in grid resilience and how policies and investments directed at strengthening the electricity grid can cost-effectively enhance the resilience of electricity supply.

August 14, 2017
Brattle Economists: NYISO Carbon Charge Could Help Meet New York Decarbonization Goals More Cost-Effectively

A report authored by Brattle economists and prepared for the New York Independent System Operator (NYISO) finds that adding a carbon charge into the wholesale energy market could improve the state’s ability to meet its decarbonization goals cost-effectively. The study reveals that refunding collected carbon revenues back to customers results in minimal impact on customer electricity costs compared to current policies.

June 28, 2016
Report by Brattle Economists Provides Guidance on Enabling Canadian Clean Energy Imports for Clean Power Plan Compliance

Brattle consultants have issued a report that provides technical guidance to U.S. state policymakers on how to enable clean energy imports from Canada for compliance with the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP).

January 06, 2016
Policy Brief by Brattle Economists Examines Compliance and Implementation Options Under EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Economists at The Brattle Group issued a policy brief that examines the compliance and implementation challenges facing states and utilities under the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed CO2 emissions standards for existing fossil units under the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 111(d), known as the Clean Power Plan (CPP).