Mr. Tsoukalis has broad experience helping clients respond to a range of issues related to wholesale power markets. He is an expert in electric market modeling, analyzing regional market participation, transmission rate design, market design, detection of market manipulation and damages analyses, and strategic planning.
Mr. Tsoukalis has assisted electric utilities, cooperatives, public power authorities, transmission developers, generation owners, and power traders. In addition, he has worked with ISOs and RTOs to develop market rules governing capacity auctions, wholesale markets, ancillary services, and financial products. He has also helped ISOs and RTOs to design market power mitigation regimes and auction clearing mechanics.
Mr. Tsoukalis has led numerous efforts in modeling the power system to assess the benefits of participating in wholesale power markets, value generation assets, and analyze the benefits of new transmission. Among his transmission experience, Mr. Tsoukalis has assisted clients in analyzing alternative transmission rate designs and led strategic planning initiatives to help clients plan for the ongoing clean energy transition. He has also worked with transmission developers to analyze investment opportunities in the US and Canada.
Mr. Tsoukalis’s experience also extends to assisting clients with antitrust and competition issues in North America and Europe. He has helped create systems to monitor and prevent potential market manipulation and market power abuse in the US and Europe. He has assisted clients in analyzing allegations of market manipulation – including assessing liability – and the potential distortion or harm to the market.
Barcelona Graduate School of Economics, MA in Economics
Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, MA in Economic Analysis
Washington and Lee University, BA in Economics