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June 13, 2013
Brattle Consultants Speak at Harvard Electricity Policy Group Plenary Session

Brattle principal Hannes Pfeifenberger and senior consultant Shaun Ledgerwood presented at the Harvard Electricity Policy Group’s (HEPG) 71st Plenary Session, which took place June 13-14, 2013 in Calgary, Alberta. Based at Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, the HEPG provides a forum for the analysis and discussion of important policy issues facing the electricity industry. Mr. Pfeifenberger spoke during the session, “Making ‘Energy Only’ Markets Work,” which discussed Alberta’s energy only market and its differences from other RTOs. The session also examined the design of the Alberta model, and the discussion provided an opportunity for comparison across different systems. Dr. Ledgerwood presented during the session, “Market Manipulation post Hunter vs. FERC,” which examined whether the decision of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals in Hunter vs. FERC changed the landscape of market abuse enforcement. The session also discussed how the extent of which a ruling in the natural gas industry will impact electricity markets. Mr. Pfeifenberger’s presentation can be downloaded using the link below. For more information, please visit the HEPG website.