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Rebecca Carroll has nearly ten years of experience in energy economics and electricity market modeling.  She has supported a broad range of clients on system planning, market rules development, power plant and transmission line valuations, regulatory hearings, and arbitration proceedings.  Prior to joining Brattle, Ms. Carroll worked at Charles River Associates (CRA).

Estimation of the Market Equilibrium and Economically Optimal Reserve Margins for the ERCOT Region
October 12, 2018
Samuel A. Newell, Rebecca Carroll, Ariel Kaluzhny, Kathleen Spees, Kevin Carden, Nick Wintermantel, and Alex Krasny
Prepared for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, Inc.
Retail Choice: Ripe for Reform?
July 23, 2018
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.

The study reviews the current state of markets for Retail Electric Choice in the United States.

Retail Electricity and Gas Competition: Regulatory and Market Update
December 15, 2017
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.

The analysis examines those states in the U.S. and Canada that permit full (residential, commercial, and industrial) and partial retail choice and the share of customers and load served by retail electricity providers since 2005.

Impacts of Marginal Loss Implementation in ERCOT
October 11, 2017
Metin Celebi, Toshiki Bruce Tsuchida, Rebecca Carroll, Colin McIntyre, and Ariel Kaluzhny
Prepared for Ad Hoc Group, including Vistra Energy, The Wind Coalition, and First Solar
Flexibility Enhancements: Alberta Needs and Experience from Other Jurisdictions
August 15, 2017
Prepared for Alberta Electricity System Operator
LIPA Generation Planning Review: Caithness Long Island II, and E.F. Barrett and Port Jefferson Repowerings
April 06, 2017
Prepared for the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA)
Cost-Benefit Analysis of ERCOT's Future Ancillary Services (FAS) Proposal
December 21, 2015
Prepared for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT)
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)
Exploring Natural Gas and Renewables in ERCOT Part II: Future Generation Scenarios for Texas
December 10, 2013
Prepared for The Texas Clean Energy Coalition
News & Events
July 23, 2018
Study by Brattle Economists Outlines Recommendations for Improving Retail Electric Choice

Brattle economists have released a study that reviews the current state of markets for Retail Electric Choice in the United States, noting that it is under criticism in some regions while up for reconsideration in others that had previously put it aside.

December 15, 2017
Brattle Economists Provide Update on U.S. and Canada Retail Electric and Gas Competition

Brattle economists Agustin Ros, Ahmad Faruqui, Rebecca Carroll, and Neil Lessem have undertaken a comprehensive review of retail electricity and natural gas competition in the U.S. and Canada.

December 23, 2015
Report by Brattle Economists Finds ERCOT’s Future Ancillary Services Market Design Provides Economic Benefits and Improved System Reliability

A new report authored by Brattle economists evaluates the economic benefits of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas’ (ERCOT) proposed Future Ancillary Services (FAS) design.