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Richard Sweet is a consultant whose primary focus has been economic analysis in support of complex commercial litigation, particularly in the electric utility industry.

Publications
Report
The Cost of Preventing Baseload Retirements: A Preliminary Examination of the DOE Memorandum
July 19, 2018
Funded by Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), American Petroleum Institute (API), American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Electricity Consumers Resource Council (ELCON), Electric Power Supply Association (EPSA), and Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA)

The report estimates the cost of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed draft memorandum plan to support uneconomic coal and nuclear plants across the country.

Report
Market Power Screens and Mitigation Options for AESO Energy and Ancillary Service Markets
January 26, 2018
Prepared for the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)
Report
Shortage Pricing in North American Wholesale Electricity Markets
January 26, 2018
Prepared for the Alberta Electric System Operator
News & Events
July 19, 2018
Report by Brattle Economists Assesses Potential Costs Associated with Administration Policy Designed to Prevent the Retirement of All Coal and Nuclear Plants

A report by Brattle economists estimates the cost of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed draft memorandum plan to support uneconomic coal and nuclear plants across the country.