Historical Projects in Utility Restructuring and Regulation
Review of the Adverse Consumer Impacts of Electric Utility Restructuring that could arise in Arkansas.
Analysis of the origins of the California Electricity Crisis.
Identification of the worst California long-term energy contracts and how they should be renegotiated.
Background analysis of a generic PBR scheme in Texas.
Review of stranded costs, regulatory assets, energy load-building programs, and ratemaking issues affecting Virginia Power.
Analysis of stranded costs, divestiture, and cost-effectiveness of utility fossil and nuclear plants of three New Jersey utilities.
Testimony on rate unbundling in California and Nevada for consumer advocates.
Testimony on utility costs and other economic assistance to developers of a cogeneration project on the island of Hawaii.
Report on stranded cost quantification for the City of Philadelphia.
Report on renewable energy and green marketing issues for a collaborative between a utility and two environmental groups in the Pacific Northwest.
Testimony on eligibility of various costs for inclusion in California’s Competitive Transition Charge for stranded costs.
Testimony on rate indexing, sharing of excess earnings, customer service indicators, and rate design for Southern California Gas’ Performance-Based Ratemaking proposal.
Report on nuclear and coal unit performance standards for the Maryland utilities based on regression analysis.
Testimony on sunk cost recovery and future cost and performance of the Diablo Canyon and Palo Verde nuclear plants, including capacity factor and O&M cost benchmarking studies.
Consultant to California Energy Commission on allocation of legislated funds to renewable energy projects.
Testimony on range of stranded costs for the Puget Power - Washington Natural Gas merger.
Formal comments on distribution service unbundling, generation market power, market structure and other issues in the Texas restructuring dockets.
Participation in workshops on reliability and service quality of California utilities. Analysis of maintenance, tree trimming, and call center and computer system operations, related to a utility’s storm response
and recent fires.
Testimony on the effect of new transmission and ancillary service rate design on wind projects.
Cost-of-service testimony for five gas and electric utilities in California, two in Alberta and two in Nevada.
Presentation of public interest restructuring scenario to the Northwest Governors’ Comprehensive Review of the Northwest Energy System.
Analysis of the effect of the proposed code of conduct for the Australian power market on renewable and cogeneration projects.