Publications
Archive 2009
Report
Options for Reforming the Building-Blocks Framework
December 16, 2009
Prepared for The Australian Energy Market Commission
Report
Can Internet Gambling Be Effectively Regulated? Managing the Risks
December 2, 2009
Malcolm K. Sparrow, Coleman D. Bazelon, and Charles Jackson
Published by John F. Kennedy School of Government Working Paper
Article
Massachusetts’ New (and Improved?) Child Support Guidelines: An Economic Perspective
December 2009
Published in Family Mediation Quarterly
Article
Hedging Effects of Wind on Retail Electric Supply Costs
December 2009
Frank C. Graves and Julia Litvinova
Published in The Electricity Journal
Report
The Economic Impact of AB 32 on California Small Businesses
December 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Transmission Investment Needs and Cost Allocation: New Challenges and Models
December 2009
Presented to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Staff
Article
Ethanol 2.0
December 2009
Robert L. Earle and Ahmad Faruqui
Published in Regulation
Presentation
How Do You Value Storage in Emerging Gas Markets?
December 2009
Presented at the Sparks and Flames Conference, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Article
Servizi pubblici locali. Ma una legge non basta
December 2009
Published in Formiche, Edition 43
Report
Review of Incentive Power and Regulatory Options in Victoria
December 2009
Prepared for The Australian Energy Market Commission
Article
Vehículos Eléctricos y la Presidencia de la UE
November 11, 2009
Published in Cinco Días
Article
Lo stoccaggio di gas naturale fra obblighi di sicurezza e organizzazione di mercato
November 11, 2009
Published in AREL, Osservatorio Energia e Ambiente
Presentation
Cross-RTO Survey of Capacity Markets: What is Working and What is Not
November 9, 2009
Attila Hajos and Samuel A. Newell
Presented at the EUCI Conference on ’Smart’ Capacity Markets
Presentation
Impact Evaluation of NU's Plan-It Wise Energy Program
November 2, 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Dynamic Pricing: Potential Wholesale Market Benefits in New York State
October 27, 2009
Published by New York Independent System Operator, Inc.
Report
The Need for Additional Spectrum for Wireless Broadband: The Economic Benefits and Costs of Reallocations
October 23, 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
A National Assessment of Demand Response Potential
October 15, 2009
Presented at an AESP webinar
Presentation
Lessons from Demand Response: Trials and Potential Savings for the EU
October 12, 2009
Presented at Smart Meters, Smart Prices
Presentation
A National Assessment of Demand Response Potential
October 8, 2009
Presented at the ALCA 2009 Fall Meeting, Los Angeles CA
Report
Generation Cost Savings From Day 1 and Day 2 RTO Market Designs
October 2009
Prepared for COMPETE
Report
Unlocking the €53 Billion Savings from Smart Meters in the EU
October 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Generation Cost Savings From Day 1 and Day 2 RTO Market Designs - Technical Appendix
September 27, 2009
Prepared for COMPETE by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
North American Natural Gas Demand Outlook
September 24, 2009
Prepared for Platts 4th Annual Pipeline Development and Expansion Conference, Houston, TX
Presentation
The Impact of Dynamic Pricing on Westar Energy
September 18, 2009
Presented at the Smart Grid and Energy Storage Roundtable, Topeka, KS
Report
A Comparison of PJM's RPM with Alternative Energy and Capacity Market Designs
September 2009
Prepared for PJM Interconnection
Presentation
Measuring Concentration in Radio Spectrum License Holdings
August 15, 2009
Presented at TPRC 2009
Report
Whacking the Mac: Why we should be skeptical about negative-cost carbon abatement
August 2009
Published by Watermark Economics LLC, reprinted by permission
Presentation
Liquidity in wholesale electricity markets
August 2009
Presented at Ofgem Seminar, London, United Kingdom
Article
Piloting the Smart Grid
August 2009
Published in The Electricity Journal
Article
Infrastrutture. Come evitare una nuova bolla
August 2009
Published in Formiche, Edition 40
Article
Section 6: Natural Gas Capacity Release and Electricity Transmission Reassignment
August 2009
In 2008 State of the Markets Report, Published by the Division of Energy Market Oversight, Office of Enforcement, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Presentation
How Green is the Smart Grid?
July 23, 2009
Presented at an EUCI webinar
Article
Loyalty/Requirement Rebates and the AMC: What is the Appropriate Liability Standard?
July 2009
Published in Antitrust Bulletin
Presentation
Valuation of Wind Power
July 2009
Presentation to Wind Power Development Tutorial, InfoCast, San Diego, CA
Article
Smart Grid Strategy: Quantifying Benefits
July 2009
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Cost-Benefit Analysis of Replacing the NYISO’s Existing ICAP Market with a Forward Capacity Market
June 15, 2009
Samuel A. Newell, Amrita Bhattacharyya, and Kamen Madjarov
Prepared for the New York Independent System Operator
Presentation
Update on Renewable Energy Market Trends
June 11, 2009
Presented at a Seminar on Financing Clean Energy Projects under the Reinvestment Act of 2009, organized by Environment Business Council of New England
Presentation
Sizing up the Smart Grid
June 11, 2009
Presented at the ConnectivityWeek GridWise Expo, San Jose, CA
Report
Internal Market Monitoring Unit Review of the Forward Capacity Market Auction Results and Design Elements
June 5, 2009
Dave LaPlante and Hung-po Chao of New England ISO, Samuel A. Newell, Metin Celebi, and Attila Hajos
Prepared for the ISO New England Inc. Market Monitoring Unit
Report
Waxman-Markey Unintended Consequences of the Auction Reserve Price
June 2009
Published by Watermark Economics LLC, reprinted by permission
Report
Moving Toward Utility-Scale Deployment of Dynamic Pricing in Mass Markets
June 2009
Ahmad Faruqui, Sanem Sergici, and Lisa V. Wood
Published by The Edison Foundation
Report
A National Assessment of Demand Response Potential
June 2009
The Brattle Group, Inc., Freeman, Sullivan & Co., Global Energy Partners, and LLC
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc., Freeman, Sullivan & Co., Global Energy Partners, LLC.
Article
Public Trust, the Law, and Financial Investment
June 2009
Bruce Ian Carlin, Florin Dorobantu, and S. Viswanathan
Published in The Journal of Financial Economics
Report
Incentives Under Total Factor Productivity Based and Building-Blocks Type Price Controls
June 2009
Toby Brown and Boaz Moselle
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Too many goals: Problems with the 700 MHz auction
June 2009
Published in Information Economics and Policy
Report
Carbon Geography: The Political Economy of Congressional Support for Legislation Intended to Mitigate Greenhouse Gas Production
May 2009
Michael I. Cragg and Matthew E. Kahn
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Understanding the New MA Child Support Guidelines
May 2009
Presented to CLE faculty, Massachusetts Bar Association / Boston Bar Association
Report
The Impact on the U.S. Insurance Market of a Tax on Offshore Affiliate Reinsurance: An Economic Analysis
May 2009
Michael I. Cragg, J. David Cummins, and Bin Zhou
Prepared for The Coalition for Competitive Insurance Rates, with support from the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) and Leading European Reinsurers and Insurers
Report
New Spanish Regime for Solar Photovoltaic Sector
May 2009
Prepared for the UK Trade & Investment
Report
Waxman-Markey Math: What are the numbers and what might they mean?
May 2009
Published by Watermark Economics LLC, reprinted by permission
Report
Assessment of a Maine ISA Structure as a Possible Alternative to ISO-NE Participation
May 2009
Ken Belcher, Johannes P. Pfeifenberger, Judy Chang, and Delphine Hou
Prepared for Central Maine Power Company and the Industrial Energy Consumer Group.
Report
What to Expect, and What Not to Expect, from Carbon Risk Disclosure
April 2009
Published by Watermark Economics LLC, reprinted by permission
Report
Freely-allocating GHG allowances: Reducing carbon market efficiency and creating windfall profits
April 2009
Published by Watermark Economics LLC, reprinted by permission
Report
The Current Waxman-Markey Discussion Draft: Trouble for RGGI and US Cap-and-Trade?
April 2009
Published by Watermark Economics LLC, reprinted by permission
Report
A Serious Flaw in the Waxman-Markey Discussion Draft
April 2009
Mark Sarro, Jürgen Weiss, Peter Cramton, and Steven Stoft
Published by Watermark Economics, LLC
Report
Allocation of allowances would likely make cutting GHG emissions more costly
April 2009
Published by Watermark Economics, LLC
Report
Carbon Cap and Trade versus Tax: Getting beyond the basics
April 2009
Published by Watermark Economics, LLC
Article
How Green is the Smart Grid?
April 2009
Published in The Electricity Journal
Article
The Power of Dynamic Pricing
April 2009
Ryan Hledik, Ahmad Faruqui, and John Tsoukalis
Published in The Electricity Journal
Report
Transmission Super Highways: Assessing the Potential Benefits of Extra-High-Voltage Transmission Overlays in the Midwest
March 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
EU Climate and Energy Policy to 2030 and the Implications for Carbon Capture and Storage: A Report for ALSTOM Power Systems
March 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Flexibility Mechanisms in the Proposal of EU Directive on Renewables
February 2009
Published in GME Newsletter, Issue 13
Report
Whack the MAC: Why we should be skeptical about negative-cost carbon abatement and how to unlock the potential of conservation investments
February 2009
Published by Watermark Economics, LLC
Report
Transitioning to Dynamic Pricing
January 27, 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Currently Existing Demand Response
January 27, 2009
Matthew K. Davis
Presented to the Alberta Electric System Operator’s Demand Response Working Group
Article
La distribuzione di gas: riassetto, tariffe e sostenibilità degli investimenti
2009
Published in AREL, Osservatorio Energia e Ambiente
Brochure
Litigation Brochure
2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brochure
Petroleum Industry Litigation and Arbitration
2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Volatile CO2 Prices Discourage CCS Investment
January 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Forward Contracts and Futures Contracts
2009
George S. Oldfield and Robert A. Jarrow
Published in Journal of Financial Economics
Article
Damages Calculations in Intellectual Property Cases in Canada
2009
Published in Canadian Intellectual Property Review
Report
2009 Integrated Resource Plan for Connecticut
January 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Accounting of Profits Calculations in Intellectual Property Cases in Canada
2009
Published by Duff & Phelps
Article
The Elusive Antitrust Standard on Bundling in Europe and in the United States at the Aftermath of the Microsoft Cases
2009
Nicholas S. Economides and Ioannis Lianos
Published in Antitrust Law Journal
Report
CO2 Price Volatility: Consequences and Cures
January 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Promoting Use of Plug-In Electric Vehicles through Utility Industry Acquisition and Leasing of Batteries, chapter 13 of Plug-In Electric Vehicles: What Role for Washington?
2009
In Plug-In Electric Vehicles: What Role for Washington?, published by The Brookings Institution
Newsletter
When Sparks Fly: Economic Issues in Complex Energy Contract Litigation
2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Newsletter
Litigation Facing the Private Equity Industry
2009
Atreya Chakraborty, Bin Zhou, and Michael S. Weisbach
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Newsletter
Understanding the Credit Crisis Part 2: Getting Down the Mountain
2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Some Theory on Price and Volatility Modeling
January 2009
Frank C. Graves and Julia Litvinova
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Network Effects in Infrastructure Regulation: Principles and Paradoxes
2009
Published in Review of Network Economics
Report
Assessment of Achievable Potential from Energy Efficiency and Demand Response Programs in the U.S.
January 2009
Global Energy Partners and The Brattle Group Inc.
Prepared for the Electric Power Research Institute