Publications
Archive 2011
Presentation
Modern Integrated Resource Planning for a Low-Carbon Future
December 12, 2011
Presented to the United States Energy Association, Global Workshop on Low Carbon power Sector Development, Washington, DC
Presentation
U.S. Regulatory Mechanisms For Promoting Energy Efficiency
December 12, 2011
Presented at the Workshop on Policies for Energy Provider Delivery of Energy Efficiency, Sydney, Australia
Report
Comments of Marc W. Chupka, before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, Docket No. AD12-1-000
December 9, 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Vietnam’s 10-year Smart Grid Roadmap
December 8, 2011
Presented at a stakeholder workshop, Hanoi, Vietnam
Presentation
MLPs for Renewables: Complement or Substitute for Tax Credits?
December 6, 2011
Presented at the EUCI conference on Renewable Energy M&A Transactions, San Diego, CA
Report
Competitive Effects of Exchanges or Sales of Airport Landing Slots
December 2011
James D. Reitzes, Brendan McVeigh, Nicholas E. Powers, and Samuel Moy
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Advances in Volatility Modeling for Energy Markets: Methods for Reproducing Volatility Clustering, Fat Tails, Smiles, and Smirks in Energy Price Forecasts
December 2011
Published by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), TR 1021812
Report
SureWest's Transformation and its Lessons for Today's Electric Utilities
December 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Reliability and Economics: Separate Realities or Part of the Same Continuum?
December 1, 2011
Presented at the Harvard Electricity Policy Group
Article
Trusting Capacity Markets: Does the lack of long-term pricing undermine the financing of new power plants?
December 2011
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Presentation
Resource Adequacy: Current Issues in North American Power Markets
November 29, 2011
Prepared for the Alberta Power Summit
Presentation
Options for Extending Forward Certainty in Capacity Markets
November 9, 2011
Presented at the EUCI Conference on Capacity Markets: Achieving Market Price Equilibrium
Article
Atmospheric Pressure - Weather, Wind Forecasting, and Energy Market Operations
November 2011
Mark Ahlstrom, James Blatchford, Matthew K. Davis, Jacques Duchesne, David Edelson, Ulrich Focken, Debra Lew, Clyde Loutan, David Maggio, Melinda Marquis, Michael McMullen, Keith Parks, Ken Schuyler, Justin Sharp, and David Souder
Published in IEEE Power & Energy Magazine
Report
Energy Efficiency and Demand Response in 2020 - A Survey of Expert Opinion
November 2011
Ahmad Faruqui and Douglas C. Mitarotonda
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
The Future of Utilities: Business Models and Strategy
October 19, 2011
Presented to Accenture, London, UK
Article
Project Bond e Sviluppo delle Infrastrutture
October 2011
Published in AREL, Osservatorio Energia e Ambiente
Report
Analysis of Strategic Organizational Options for the Long Island Power Authority
October 2011
William P. Zarakas, Frank C. Graves, and Michael J. Beck
Prepared for The Long Island Power Authority
Presentation
The Search for a Uniform Definition of Market Manipulation: A Proposed Framework
October 2011
Presented at a Conclave Concerning the REMIT, London, UK
Article
Dynamic Pricing of Electricity and its Discontents
October 2011
Ahmad Faruqui and Jennifer Palmer
Published in Regulation Magazine
Article
Smart Pricing, Smart Charging
October 2011
Ahmad Faruqui, Ryan Hledik, Armando Levy, and Alan L. Madian
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Summary of Transmission Project Cost Control Mechanisms in Selected U.S. Power Markets
October 2011
Johannes P. Pfeifenberger and Delphine Hou
Prepared for the Alberta Electric System Operator
Presentation
Transmission Cost Allocation and Cost Recovery in the West
September 19, 2011
Presented at the Transmission Executive Forum WEST 2011, Strategies for Meeting the Transmission Needs in the West
Article
The Energy Efficiency Imperative
September 19, 2011
Published in Middle East Economic Survey
Article
Decision Complexities in Utility Resource Planning and Environmental Compliance Investment
September 2011
In The Market Backdrop to U.S. Power Generation Coal Technology Goal-Setting and Learning, and published by Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI)
Report
Second Performance Assessment of PJM's Reliability Pricing Model: Market Results 2007/08 through 2014/15
August 26, 2011
Johannes P. Pfeifenberger, Samuel A. Newell, Kathleen Spees, Attila Hajos, and Kamen Madjarov
Prepared for PJM Interconnection
Presentation
The Tao of The Smart Grid
August 24, 2011
Presented to the Michigan Smart Grid Collaborative
Report
Cost of New Entry Estimates For Combustion Turbine and Combined-Cycle Plants in PJM
August 24, 2011
Prepared for PJM Interconnection
Report
Cost of Regulatory Risk for Wireless Spectrum Values
August 23, 2011
Prepared for LightSquared
Presentation
Second RPM Performance Assessment and CONE Study
August 18, 2011
Prepared for PJM Interconnection
Report
Dynamic Pricing of Electricity and its Discontents
August 3, 2011
Ahmad Faruqui and Jennifer Palmer
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Easing the Transition from Oil-Indexation
August 3, 2011
Published in Petroleum Economist
Report
Research Into Gas Flexibility Services: Method Decision Flexibility Services
August 2, 2011
José Antonio García, Dan Harris, and Ilinca Popescu
Prepared for the NMa Energiekamer (NMa)
Article
Dynamic Pricing of Electricity in the Mid-Atlantic Region: Econometric Results from the Baltimore Gas and Electric Company Experiment
August 2011
Published in Journal of Regulatory Economics
Book
Model Public Company Acquisition Agreement with Commentary (Contributing Author)
August 2011
Published by The Mergers & Acquisitions Committee of the American Bar Association
Presentation
Is “Cost-of-Service Plus Incentives” the Best We Can Do?
July 28, 2011
Presented at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission Twelfth ACCC Regulatory Conference Regulating for the Future
Report
Expected Receipts From Proposed Spectrum Auctions
July 28, 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Energy Efficiency and Utility Demand-Side Management Programs
July 14, 2011
Presented to The World Bank
Article
Restructuring Realities: Can higher electricity prices be more affordable?
July 2011
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Presentation
Manipulation of FTR Markets
July 2011
Presented to EUCI’s Conference on Financial Transmission Rights, Houston, TX
Presentation
Does the Market Risk Premium Change Over Time?
July 2011
Presented at the 2011 ACCC Regulatory Conference, Brisbane, Australia
Presentation
Triggers and Targets: A Framework for Analyzing Market Manipulation
July 2011
Presented to the American Gas Association, Washington, DC
Report
The Costs and Benefits of Smart Meters for Residential Customers
July 2011
Ahmad Faruqui, Douglas C. Mitarotonda, Lisa V. Wood, Adam Cooper, and Judith Schwartz
Published by The Edison Foundation
Report
Will Smart Prices Induce Smart Charging of Electric Vehicles?
July 2011
Ahmad Faruqui, Ryan Hledik, Armando Levy, and Alan L. Madian
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Economic Analysis of SB568’s Proposed Polystyrene Ban
June 24, 2011
Prepared for Dart Industries, Inc.
Report
GPS Interference: Implicit Subsidy to the GPS Industry and Cost to LightSquared of Accommodation
June 22, 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Potential Coal Plant Retirements in ERCOT Under Emerging Environmental Regulations: Update
June 22, 2011
Presented before Public Utility Commission of Texas, at Workshop on Potential Environmental Regulations and Resource Adequacy
Presentation
Impact of Transmission Constraints on the Wholesale Energy Market
June 20, 2011
Matthew K. Davis
Presented to the Alberta Electricity System Operator’s 2012 Long Term Transmission Plan Stakeholder Session
Presentation
Dynamic Pricing: Past, Present, and Future
June 14, 2011
Presented at the Canadian Association of Members of Public Utility Tribunals, Queen’s University, Kingston, Ontario
Presentation
An Empirical Study of Impact of Decoupling on Cost of Capital
June 6, 2011
Presented at the National Conference of Regulatory Attorneys, Missoula, MT
Article
The Internal Governance of Firms
June 2011
Stewart C. Myers, V. Acharya, and R. Rajan
Published in The Journal of Finance
Report
Defining Market Manipulation in a Post-REMIT World
June 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Protecting Market Integrity by Defining Market Manipulation
June 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Market Manipulation Without Market Power
June 2011
Published in Law360
Presentation
An Economic Analysis of the Remit Proposals
June 2011
Presented at The 16th European Gas Conference in Oslo, Norway
Report
Bringing Demand-Side Management to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
May 27, 2011
Ahmad Faruqui, Ryan Hledik, Greg Wikler, Debyani Ghosh, Joe Prijyanonda, and Nilesh Dayal
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Comments of Romkaew P. Broehm, Peter S. Fox-Penner, Oliver Grawe, and James Reitzes to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Regarding the Analysis of Horizontal Market Power Under the Federal Power Act, Docket No. RM11-14-000
May 23, 2011
Prepared for Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Staff
Report
BSC Modification 229: Potential interactions with options for changes to transmission charging
May 23, 2011
Prepared for Ofgem
Presentation
Dynamic Pricing Pilots: Past, Present, and Future
May 17, 2011
Presented at the EEI Rate Analysts Meeting
Presentation
Electricity Markets in the US: A shift in the National Energy Policy
May 11, 2011
Presented at the ICAI, Universidad Pontificia de Comillas
Report
Incentive Effects of EPA’s Ex Post Veto of a Clean Water Act Discharge Permit Issued to Arch Coal
May 10, 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Prove di class action
May 2011
Published in Formiche, Edition 59
Report
Employment and Economic Benefits of Transmission Infrastructure Investment in the U.S. and Canada
May 2011
Johannes P. Pfeifenberger and Delphine Hou
Presented by WIRES in conjunction with The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Comments of Romkaew P. Broehm and Peter S. Fox-Penner, re: Market-Based Rates for Wholesale Sales Of Electric Energy, Capacity and Ancillary Services by Public Utilities
May 2011
Article
An Economic Framework for Analyzing Covenants Not to Compete
May 2011
Steven Herscovici, Elaine Fleming, and Keith R. Ugone
Published in Expert Witnesses
Presentation
A Framework for Defining Energy Market Manipulation
May 2011
Presented to the Bracewell & Giuliani LLP Energy Compliance Network , Houston, TX
Article
Valuing Properties with Wetland Potential
May 2011
Michael I. Cragg, Christine Polek, and Stephen Polasky
Published in The Appraisal Journal
Report
Measurement and Verification Principles for Behavior-Based Efficiency Programs
May 2011
Prepared for OPOWER
Presentation
PG&E's Non-Residential Enrollment Forecast
April 26, 2011
Joseph B. Wharton and Jennifer Palmer
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Emerging Environmental Regulations and Impacts on the U.S. Coal Fleet
April 26, 2011
Presented at the ELCON Spring Workshop, Washington, DC
Report
Natural Gas Demand and Environmental Policies
April 13, 2011
Prepared for the Northeast Gas Association Regional Market Trends Forum
Report
The Economic Basis of Spectrum Value: Pairing AWS-3 with the 1755 MHz Band is More Valuable than Pairing it with Frequencies from the 1690 MHz Band
April 11, 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Evaluation of Baltimore Gas and Electric Company’s Smart Energy Pricing Program
April 8, 2011
Presented to the 9th International Industrial Organization Conference
Report
Economists Letter to Obama Regarding Incentive Auctions
April 6, 2011
Published by Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Presentation
Policy Challenges Associated with Renewable Energy Integration
April 2011
Prepared for the 2011 MITEI Symposium: Managing Large-Scale Penetration of Intermittent Renewables
Report
Evaluation of Market Fundamentals and Challenges to Long-Term System Adequacy in Alberta’s Electricity Market
April 2011
Prepared for the Alberta Electric System Operator by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Why Do Solvency Opinions Fail?
April 2011
Report
The Economics of Resource Adequacy Planning: Why Reserve Margins Are Not Just About Keeping the Lights On
April 2011
Kevin Carden, Nick Wintermantel, and Johannes P. Pfeifenberger
Published by National Regulatory Research Institute
Presentation
Aplicaciones del Análisis Económico de la Competencia: Análisis de Casos
March 11, 2011
Presented at XIV Curso de Derecho de la Competencia Europeo y Español IEB
Report
The Impact of Decoupling on the Cost of Capital – An Empirical Study
March 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
The Value of Resource Adequacy: Why reserve margins aren't just about keeping the lights on
March 2011
Kevin Carden, Johannes P. Pfeifenberger, and Nick Wintermantel
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Cleaning Up Spark Spreads: How Plant Owners Can Reduce Risk Through Carbon Markets
March 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Demand Response Review
March 2011
Johannes P. Pfeifenberger and Attila Hajos
Prepared for Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO)
Report
Assessing Pipe-to-Pipe Competition: Theoretical Framework and Application to GTS
March 2011
Prepared for NMa
Report
Drivers of Demand Response Adoption: Past, Present, and Future
March 2011
Kelly Smith and Ryan Hledik
Prepared for Institute for Building Efficiency by The Brattle Group, Inc. and Johnson Controls, Inc.
Report
Losing Money to Increase Profits: A Proposed Framework for Defining Market Manipulation
March 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Does Disclosure Reduce Pollution? Evidence from India's Green Rating Project
March 2011
Nicholas E. Powers, Allen Blackman, Thomas P. Lyon, and Urvashi Narain
Published in Environmental and Resource Economics
Presentation
Easier Said Than Done: The Continuing Saga of Transmission Cost Allocation
February 24, 2011
Presented to Harvard Electricity Policy Group
Presentation
The Benefits of Smart Meters
February 16, 2011
Ahmad Faruqui and Lisa V. Wood
Prepared for the NARUC Winter Meetings
Presentation
Dodd-Frank and Its Impact on Hedging Strategies
February 10, 2011
Presented at Law Seminars International Electric Utility Rate Cases Conference
Report
FASB Accounting Rules and Implications for Natural Gas Purchase Agreements
February 7, 2011
Bente Villadsen and Fiona Wang
Prepared for American Clean Skies Foundation
Report
Preliminary Injunctions in Pharmaceutical Litigation: The Economics of Irreparable Harm
February 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Market Manipulation
February 2011
Panel presentation at Skadden’s 6th Annual Enforcement and Compliance Conference with John Estes III and Joseph Kalt, Washington, DC
Presentation
Emerging Environmental Regulations and Impacts on the U.S. Coal Fleet
January 24, 2011
Presented at the EUCI Conference on Coal Markets
Presentation
Renewable Integration: Quantifying the Effects of Variable Energy Resources
January 24, 2011
Presented at the Wind and Solar Integration Summit, Scottsdale, AZ
Article
Mobile Application Pricing
January 23, 2011
Joshua Gans
Published in Information Economics and Policy
Newsletter
Out of the Frying Pan and Into the Fire: Will the Dodd-Frank Swaps Proposal Reduce Systemic Risk?
2011
George S. Oldfield and Julia Litvinova
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Remedies for Tying in Computer Applications
2011
Joshua Gans
Published in the International Journal of Industrial Organization
Newsletter
Trading at the Speed of Light: The Impact of High-Frequency Trading on Market Performance, Regulatory Oversight, and Securities Litigation
2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
What Makes Securities Class Actions with Accounting Allegations Different?
2011
Elaine Harwood , Adoria Lim, and Laura Simmons
Published by the American Bar Association
Book
Banking Entity Trading Under the Volcker Rule
2011
Published on Advisor Perspectives
Report
Comments of Dr. Daniel Arthur, Dr. Romkaew P. Broehm, and Mr. Gerald A. Taylor to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission Regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on the Prohibition of Market Manipulation, 17 CFR Part 180
January 2011
Prepared for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Article
An Autoregressive Jump Process for Common Stock Returns
2011
George S. Oldfield, Richard J. Rogalski, and Robert A. Jarrow
Published in Journal of Financial Economics
Article
Gas Demand Response
2011
Published in Public Utilities Fornightly's Spark