Principals Romkaew Broehm and James Reitzes, and Senior Associate Jeremy Verlinda have recently submitted comments to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in response to the Commission’s Notice of Inquiry (NOI) on Analysis of Modifications to Commission Requirements for Review of Transaction Under Section 203 of the Federal Power Act and Market-Based Rate Applications under Section 205 of the Federal Power Act.
A report by Brattle consultants examines the economic and policy implications of different carbon dioxide (CO2) allowance allocation approaches under the Clean Power Plan’s (CPP) mass-based standard and/or carbon-cutting programs.
A report issued by Brattle consultants examines the potential implications for competitive wholesale electricity markets if new gas-fired combined cycle (CC) plants are not covered under the Clean Power Plan’s (CPP) mass-based state implementation plans (SIPs).
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce that Greg Allenby has joined the firm’s growing network of internationally renowned experts as an academic advisor.
A report authored by Brattle economists evaluates mechanisms for mitigating market power in the reformed wholesale energy market scheduled for July 2017 implementation in Western Australia’s South West Interconnect System.
Brattle Principal Stewart Myers, the Robert C. Merton (1970) Professor of Finance, Emeritus at the MIT Sloan School of Management, been recognized in a feature article appearing in the October 2016 issue of The Journal of Finance.
A team of Brattle consultants has contributed to the recently released report, “New York City’s Roadmap to 80 x 50,” published by the New York City Mayor’s Office of Sustainability.
A report co-authored by Brattle economists finds that the life insurance industry is a critical driver of economic growth that helps provide stability for the U.S. economy while delivering financial protection to millions of American families, including those most vulnerable to falling below the poverty line.
Who’s Who Legal recognized twelve Brattle economists as leading experts in the fields of economic, forensic and litigation consulting, and transactional services.
A report authored by Brattle economists on behalf of APA Group was recently quoted in an article in the October 5, 2016 issue of The Australian Financial Review.
The Brattle Group announced today that finance expert Dr. Elaine Buckberg has joined the firm’s Washington, DC office as a principal.
Testimony by Brattle consultants contributed to a favorable outcome for the State of California in a recent decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, which upheld a ruling by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) finding that several electric power sellers committed tariff violations during the California Energy Crisis in the summer of 2000.
Oil expert Dr. Philip Verleger, working with Brattle Principal Darrell Chodorow, helped to obtain a favorable outcome for Alaskan refiners in an August 30, 2016 decision handed down by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Hannes Pfeifenberger, Judy Chang, and Onur Aydin have authored an article published on Brink that examines the need for improved transmission planning that increases flexibility to comply with evolving future regulations, while meeting anticipated policy goals at lower costs and lower risks for customers.
Brattle Principal Torben Voetmann recently authored a paper investigating the cost components of the bid-ask spread and the changes in the spread around earnings announcements on the small Danish stock market in the 1990s.
The Brattle Group has been recognized as one of the 10 best consulting firms to work for in the 2017 Vault Consulting 50. For the third consecutive year, Brattle ranked highest among all economic consulting firms.
A new report authored by Brattle economists on behalf of APA Group reviews integration in APA’s pipeline operations in Eastern Australia since the acquisition of Epic Energy in December 2012, and identifies the economic costs and benefits associated with integration.
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce the promotions of Rachael Barza, Valentina Bonetti, Jehan deFonseka, David J. Hutchings, Charles Gibbons, Fabricio Nunez, Jack Stirzaker, and Yingxia Yang to Senior Associate.
Brattle economists have authored an article published in the July 2016 issue of The Electricity Journal that analyzes the implications that the introduction of demand charges could have on customer bills and the economics of distributed energy storage.
Brattle Principals Kevin Neels and Pallavi Seth, along with Jeffrey C. Metzcar, partner at Thompson Hine, recently wrote an article published in Law360 discussing the types of information attorneys and economic experts find valuable in patent infringement litigation.
The Brattle Group is pleased to announce the promotions of Sanem Sergici and Pallavi Seth to principal.
Brattle economists have authored a paper examining the rationale for offering three-part rates to all residential customers.
A report released today by economists at The Brattle Group offers guidelines for EU-based National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) to use when calculating an allowed rate of return—typically the weighted average cost of capital (WACC)—for electronic telecommunications operators with significant market power (SMP).
A recent order issued by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on export pricing cites an analysis conducted by Brattle Academic Advisor Peter Fox-Penner and Principal Romkaew Broehm on behalf of the Midcontinent Independent Transmission System Operation (MISO) and MISO Transmission Owners.
In a new Brattle article, Pinar Bagci and Serena Hesmondhalgh and examine the key findings of the energy market investigation and comment on the possible effects of the CMA’s decision to implement a transitional price cap for prepayment meter (PPM) customers, impacting nearly four million households.
Brattle economists have authored a report that analyzes the role that higher ethanol blends of gasoline (E85) could play in meeting the proposed 2017 renewable volume obligations (RVOs) under the Renewable Fuel Standards (RFS) program.
Brattle economists have co-authored a new study that provides a comprehensive examination of the impacts of transforming the California Independent System Operator into a multistate, regional ISO.
Expert testimony by Principals Paul Carpenter and Steve Levine helped to secure a favorable outcome for the U.S. Department of the Interior in a contract dispute with Rockies Express Pipeline LLC.
In the recently decided case SEC v. Goldstone et al, Brattle Principal Chris Laursen submitted an expert report and testified in the jury trial held in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Mexico.
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Income Tax Allowance (ITA) policy for partnership pipelines, when applied in tandem with its Discounted Cash Flow Rate of Return on Equity (DCF ROE) methodology, results in inequitable rates of return for partnership pipelines.
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).
The Brattle Group announced today that commercial litigation and intellectual property expert Andy Harington has joined the firm’s Toronto, Ontario office as a principal.
The Brattle Group has been recognized in Forbes magazine’s list of America’s Best Management Consulting Firms.
A new whitepaper released today by economists at The Brattle Group examines the clean energy resources available for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and key policy considerations to help meet the aggressive, long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) reduction requirements established by the Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA).
Brattle Principal David Sunding’s research was cited in a United States Supreme Court decision on Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes, issued on May 31, 2016.
A new report released today by Brattle Principals Judy Chang and Johannes Pfeifenberger finds that reforming the U.S. electric transmission planning and development process to address the evolving energy generation landscape could save customers up tens of billion dollars annually in overall cost savings.