An article written by Brattle associate Rand Ghayad, “The Employment Puzzle: Should Dodd and Frank Be Blamed?” was recently featured in The Huffington Post.
Testimony provided by Brattle principal Bob Mudge underpinned key criteria cited by the Missouri Public Service Commission in a unanimous ruling against Ameren’s largest customer, Noranda Aluminum, Inc.
Brattle has been recognized as one of the 10 Best Consulting Firms to Work For in the 2015 Vault Consulting 50. Brattle ranked seventh overall, the highest among all economic consulting firms in the Vault listing.
The Court of Appeals cited Brattle studies in its recent decision to uphold the FERC Order 1000, compelling states to coordinate on transmission planning to meet cost obligations for new electricity transmission capacity.
Brattle principal Shaun Ledgerwood was quoted in The New York Times article “Traders Profit as Power Grid Is Overworked,” which discusses the recent trend of energy traders and banks profiting as a result of the increasingly congested electric grid as it struggles to meet demand.
The Brattle Group was retained by counsel for the UK Pension claimants to opine on allocation and claims issues in Nortel’s bankruptcy proceedings. Brattle experts sponsored and supported two testifying experts in recently-concluded trials.
Principal Ahmad Faruqui, senior associate Ryan Hledik, and associate Neil Lessem have recently authored an article on the Adoption of Time-Varying Rates for the August 2014 issue of Public Utilities Fortnightly.
Brattle principal Kevin Neels was recently quoted in a Marketplace radio story titled “Airplanes become the new weather balloons,” about the potential economic benefits of new weather data gathering technology being installed on airplanes.
Principals Phil Hanser and Ahmad Faruqui have co-authored two chapters in the recently-published book, Distributed Generation and Its Implications for the Utility Industry.
Brattle principals Yvette Austin Smith and Evan Cohen recently co-authored an article on bankruptcy valuation techniques in response to a July 2, 2014 U.S. Bankruptcy Court opinion in the Genco Shipping valuation trial.
Brattle academic advisor Stuart Brotman was recently appointed as a nonresident senior fellow in the Center for Technology Innovation within the Governance Studies program at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.
Principal Jürgen Weiss has authored a report for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) that examines and outlines the main lessons learned from solar PV energy support in Germany over the last ten years.
Securities and commercial litigation expert Ioannis Gkatzimas has joined the firm’s San Francisco office as a principal. Mr. Gkatzimas has significant experience in a wide range of finance and securities litigation matters.
Brattle Principal Fox-Penner recently served as a guest speaker on Green Power Report, where he discussed the changing landscape of the electric utility industry.
Brattle academic advisor Michael Goldstein, a Professor of Finance and Chair of the Finance Division at Babson College, was quoted in a recent Wall Street Journal article, “The Markets Unplugged."
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce the promotion of Pinar Bagci, who has more than 15 years of experience advising on competition and regulatory matters and on the economics of energy and financial markets.
Brattle associate Giulia McHenry was recently invited to serve as a member on the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (CSMAC).
Principal Bruce Tsuchida is the author of a chapter in the recently-published book, Renewable Energy Integration: Practical Management of Variability, Uncertainty and Flexibility in Power Grids.
Principal Torben Voetmann and senior associate Pavitra Kumar, along with Zachary Ziliak of Ziliak Law, have authored an article that discusses the complexities and challenges for experts arising from increased litigation surrounding high-frequency trading.
Principal Shaun Ledgerwood was recently cited in an EnergyRisk article on the use of technology in monitoring commodities trading for potential manipulation-like behavior.
Brattle economists issued a policy brief that examines the primary features and implications of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed CO2 emissions standards for existing fossil units under the Clean Air Act (CAA) Section 111(d).
Principal Dr. Lawrence Kolbe provided testimony on behalf of the U.S. Internal Revenue Service that aided in upholding a favorable decision in an Offshore Portfolio Investment Strategy (OPIS) tax dispute.
In anticipation of the EPA's proposed guidelines under Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act, The Brattle Group has released a compendium of prior studies examining the effects of a potential carbon emissions rulemaking.
Principal Judy Chang was quoted in a Bloomberg article that examines plans to adapt to new climate rules to curb carbon emissions proposed by President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency.
Brattle consultants released a new report for the Texas Clean Energy Coalition to show how renewable and natural gas-fired electricity sources would develop in the next two decades, and how this development would depend on gas prices, the existence of a capacity mechanism in ERCOT, national carbon policies, and other key market drivers.