Publications
Archive 2012
Article
An Introduction to Whinston’s Tying, Foreclosure, and Exclusion
December 20, 2012
Published in Competition Policy International, Volume 8, Number 2
Article
Cambios Legales en la Cadena Alimentaria
December 19, 2012
José Antonio García and Juan Delgado
Published in El Economista
Presentation
The Smart, Low Carbon Grid
December 10, 2012
Presented at the Texas Renewables Energy Industries Association (TREIA) Conference, Lost Pines, TX
Presentation
Resource Adequacy in ERCOT: the Best Market Design Depends on Reliability Objectives
December 6, 2012
Presented to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group Conference, Washington, DC
Presentation
The Uncertain Future For ANS LNG Exports
December 3, 2012
Presented at LSI's Energy in Alaska Conference, Anchorage, AK
Demonstrating cost effectiveness for offshore wind: What works and what does not?
December 2012
Presented at the Offren World Summit, London, UK
Article
Demand Growth and the New Normal
December 2012
Ahmad Faruqui and Eric Shultz
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Article
Telecom Transformation
November 29, 2012
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly's Spark
Presentation
Theory and Practice of Cost-Reflective Rates
November 29, 2012
Presented at the 5th Latin American Smart Grid Forum, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Presentation
Implementation of Dynamic Pricing: Trends and Debates
November 28, 2012
Presented at the 5th Latin American Smart Grid Forum, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Report
Calculating the Equity Risk Premium and the Risk-free Rate
November 26, 2012
Prepared for NMa
Article
An Economic View of ITC 337 Cases and the Public Interest
November 21, 2012
Published in Law360
Article
¿Amenaza de Seguridad de Suministro Eléctrico?
November 16, 2012
Published in Expansión
Presentation
Infrastructure and Rate Structure: Lessening the Shock
November 12, 2012
Presented at the 2012 NASUCA Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD
Presentation
Competitive Assessment of the Spanish Food Supply Chain: Report Presentation
November 7, 2012
José Antonio García and Juan Delgado
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Meeting Cross-Border Requirements: Understanding Changing International Regulations and Ensuring Global Compliance
November 2012
Panelist and presenter at the ACI Energy Trading Compliance and Regulatory Enforcement Conference, Washington, DC
Presentation
Using Virtual Bids to Manipulate the Value of Financial Transmission Rights
November 2012
Presented at the USAEE/IAEE Annual Conference, Austin, TX
Presentation
An Economic Approach to FERC Anti-Manipulation Compliance
November 2012
Presented at an anti-manipulation compliance seminar, separate sessions to the gas and electricity trading groups of a major utility’s trading group
Report
An Assessment of Portland General Electric’s Demand Response Potential
November 2012
Prepared for Portland General Electric
Report
Reforming Renewable Support in the United States: Lessons from National and International Experience
November 2012
Prepared for the Bipartisan Policy Center
Article
Dynamic Pricing of Electricity for Residential Customers: The Evidence from Michigan
November 2012
Ahmad Faruqui, Sanem Sergici, and Lamine Akaka
Published in Energy Efficiency
Presentation
Recent Market Violations and Their Repercussions on Compliance and Counterparty Risk
November 2012
Panel Moderator and presenter at the EUCI Conference on Credit & Counterparty Risk, Baltimore, MD
Presentation
EPA Electric Sector Policies, Natural Gas Prices, and Electricity Prices
November 2012
Ira H. Shavel, B. Gibbs, and Y. Yang
Presented at the 31st USAEE/IAEE North American Conference Proceedings
Article
Bridging the Seams: Interregional planning under FERC Order 1000
November 2012
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Article
Examining CAIR, CSAPR, Eastern SO2 and NOx Emissions
November 2012
Ira H. Shavel, B. Gibbs, and J. Zahniser-Word
Published in Power Engineering
Presentation
Utility Accounting and Financial Analysis: The Impact of Regulatory Initiatives on Accounting and Credit Metrics
October 29, 2012
Presented at EUCI, Denver, CO
Presentation
Direct Load Control of Residential Air Conditioners in Texas
October 25, 2012
Presented before the Public Utility Commission of Texas
Report
Fish Consumption in Portland Harbor
October 23, 2012
David L. Sunding and Steven Buck
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Challenges of Renewable Integration: Comparison of Experiences
October 18, 2012
Presented at the 4th Annual Renewable Energy Technology Conference & Exhibition, Washington, DC
Presentation
Control Premiums / Minority Discounts Recent Cases and Economic Evidence
October 18, 2012
Presented for The Knowledge Congress Webcast Series
Presentation
Interregional Cost Allocation: A Flexible Framework to Support Interregional Transmission Planning
October 11, 2012
Presented to the Harvard Electricity Policy Group
Article
Reverse Mergers: The Chinese Experience
October 8, 2012
Torben Voetmann, Jan Jindra, and Ralph A. Walking
Published in Social Science Research Network (SSRN)
Presentation
Energy Supply and Demand: “A Market Perspective”
October 3, 2012
Presented at the EnergySMART 2012 Conference, Boston, MA
Presentation
Resource Adequacy in ERCOT
October 2, 2012
Presented to the Gulf Coast Power Association Fall Conference, Austin, TX
Report
Resource Adequacy in California: Options for Improving Efficiency and Effectiveness
October 2012
Prepared for Calpine
Report
Executive Summary - Potential Coal Plant Retirements: 2012 Update
October 2012
Metin Celebi, Frank C. Graves, and Charles Russell
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Grass is Always Greener When It’s Legal: Policies for State Regulated Marijuana
October 2012
Evan Cohen and Richard McGowan
Published in The Economists’ Voice, Vol. 9, Issue 1
Report
What Can We Learn by Disaggregating the Unemployment-Vacancy Relationship?
October 2012
Prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Article
A Lintner Model of Payout and Managerial Rents
October 2012
Stewart C. Myers and B. Lambrecht
Published in The Journal of Finance
Article
What Price, GHGs?
October 2012
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Potential Coal Plant Retirements: 2012 Update
October 2012
Metin Celebi, Frank C. Graves, and Charles Russell
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
El dilema energético
October 2012
Published in Papeles de Economía Española
Presentation
Texas Resource Adequacy
September 21, 2012
Presented to Power Across Texas, Austin, TX
Report
Managing the Benefits and Costs of Dynamic Pricing in Australia
September 14, 2012
Prepared for The Australian Energy Market Commission (AEMC)
Article
The BP Royalty Trust: Warning of Impending Price Declines or a Failing Economic Indicator
September 2012
Darrell B. Chodorow and Philip Verleger
Published in Notes at the Margin
Article
A Framework for Analyzing Market Manipulation
September 2012
Published in Review of Law & Economics, Volume 8, No. 1
Presentation
Shaping Our Energy Future through Dynamic Pricing
August 21, 2012
Presented at the Smart Grid Educational Series, IBM Innovation Center, Foster City, CA
Presentation
The Future of Demand Growth: How five forces are creating a new normal
August 14, 2012
Presented at the Goldman Sachs 11th Annual Power and Utility Conference
Presentation
Resource Adequacy and Demand Response in ERCOT
August 8, 2012
Presented to the Center for the Commercialization of Electric Technologies (CCET) Summer Board Meeting, Austin, TX
Presentation
Transmission Investment Trends and Planning Challenges
August 8, 2012
Presented at the EEI Transmission and Wholesale Markets School, Madison, WI
Report
Impact Assessment for the Framework Guidelines on Harmonised Transmission Tariff Structures
August 6, 2012
Prepared for the Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators (ACER)
Article
The Adverse Impact of Particulate Matter on Property Values
August 2012
Mark P. Berkman, Kyle Hubbard, and Timothy Savage
Published in International Real Estate Review
Presentation
FERC’s Anti-Market Manipulation Rule and the Impact on Physical and Virtual Market Participants
August 2012
Panel moderator and presenter at the EUCI FTR Conference, Houston, TX,
Presentation
Demand Response: Lessons Learned from Across the Border
August 1, 2012
Presented at the CAMPUT Energy Regulation Course, Kingston, Ontario
Report
Centralized Dry Storage of Nuclear Fuel: Lessons for U.S. Policy from Industry Experience and Fukushima
August 2012
Frank C. Graves, Mariko Geronimo Aydin, and Glen A. Graves
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Seams Inefficiencies: Problems and Solutions at Energy Market Borders
July 27, 2012
Presented at the EUCI Canadian Transmission Summit
Presentation
Architecting the Future of Dynamic Pricing
July 24, 2012
Presented at the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners Summer Meetings, Portland, OR
Article
Un líbor en el Mercado de Gas en Europa?
July 20, 2012
Published in Cinco Días
Presentation
Summary of Brattle’s Study on ‘ERCOT Investment Incentives and Resource Adequacy’
July 18, 2012
Presented to the Texas Industrial Energy Consumers annual meeting, Austin, TX
Article
Effect of Coal-Fired Power Generation on Visibility in a Nearby National Park
July 2012
Mark P. Berkman and Jonathan Terhorst
Published in Atmospheric Environment
Report
Time-Varying and Dynamic Rate Design
July 2012
Ahmad Faruqui, Ryan Hledik, and Jennifer Palmer
Published by The Regulatory Assistance Project
Presentation
The Transition to Dynamic Pricing
June 28, 2012
Presented at the National Town Meeting on Demand Response and Smart Grid
Presentation
A Markov Chain Approach to Forecasting Enrollments
June 28, 2012
Presented at the 25th Annual CRRI Western Conference, Monterey, CA
Presentation
Environmental Retrofits: Costs and Supply Chain Constraints
June 20, 2012
Presented at the MISO Annual Stakeholders’ Meeting, Indiana
Report
Economic Benefits of the Bay-Delta Conservation Plan
June 20, 2012
David L. Sunding, Armando Levy, and Steven Buck
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
The Potential Impact of Solar PV on Electricity Markets in Texas
June 19, 2012
Prepared for the Solar Energy Industries Association and the Energy Foundation
Article
An Economic View Of The ITC's Domestic Industry
June 18, 2012
Published in Law360
Presentation
Estimating the Socioeconomic Value of Satellite-Derived Solar & Meteorological Data: A Case Study and Discussion of Tradeoffs
June 14, 2012
Judy Chang and Kamen Madjarov
Presented at the Workshop on Defining, Measuring, and Communicating the Socio-economic Benefits of Geospatial Information/GEOSS 2012, Boulder, CO
Presentation
The Economics of Reliability and Resource Adequacy Planning
June 12, 2012
Presented at the Mid-America Regulatory Conference, Des Moines, IA
Presentation
Market-Based Approaches to Achieving Resource Adequacy
June 6, 2012
Presentation to Energy Bar Association, Northeast Chapter Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA
Report
ERCOT Investment Incentives and Resource Adequacy
June 1, 2012
Prepared for the Electric Reliability Council of Texas
Article
Solvency Analysis in the Context of Fraudulent Transfer after Eleventh Circuit’s TOUSA Reversal
June 2012
Published in the American Bankruptcy Institute’s Business Reorganization Committee Newsletter
Report
Real Options, Taxes and Financial Leverage
June 2012
Published by National Bureau of Economic Research, Working Paper No. 18148
Evaluating the Trade-Offs Between “Conventional” Electricity Storage and Thermal Storage
June 2012
Presented at the 5th Energy Storage Forum, Rome, Italy
Presentation
Energy Storage and RE: Opportunities and Challenges
June 2012
Presented at the Grid-Scale Energy Storage Conference, Brussels

"Energy Storage and RE: Opportunities and Challenges," by Jürgen Weiss, The Brattle Group, Inc., presented at the Grid-Scale Energy Storage Conference, Brussels, June 2012.

Report
Framework for Assessing Capex and Opex Forecasts as Part of a “Building Blocks” Approach to Revenue/Price Determinations
June 2012
Prepared for the Australian Energy Market Commission
Presentation
Resource Adequacy
May 23, 2012
Presented at the IRC Board Conference, Dallas, TX
Report
Review of EIPC’s Phase 1 Report
May 22, 2012
Prepared for the Working Group for Investment in Reliable and Economic Electric Systems (WIRES)
Presentation
New U.S. Emission Regulations: Electric Industry Impacts
May 11, 2012
Presented at the U.S. Energy 24th Annual Energy Conference
Presentation
Using Virtual Bids to Manipulate the Value of Financial Transmission Rights
May 3, 2012
Presented at the USAEE/IAEE Annual Conference, Austin, TX, and available at the Harvard Policy Energy Group
Report
Supply Chain and Outage Analysis of MISO Coal Retrofits for MATS
May 2012
Metin Celebi, Kathleen Spees, Quincy Liao, and Steve Eisenhart
Prepared for Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator
Article
North American Performance-Base Regulation for the 21st Century
May 2012
Agustin J. Ros, Jeff D. Makholm, and Stephen Collins
Published in Electricity Journal, Vol. 25, Issue 4
Report
Survey of Cost of Capital Practices in Canada
May 2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Hedge Timing: There’s No Magic in Dollar Cost Averaging
May 2012
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Presentation
International Innovations in Rate of Return Determination
April 26, 2012
Presented at the SURFA 2012 Forum
Presentation
The Current State of U.S. Demand Response
April 25, 2012
Presented at the Energy Bar Association RTO/ISO Seminar
Report
Gas market integration via implicit allocation: Feasibility from the North-West European gas market perspective
April 23, 2012
Prepared for NMa
Presentation
Seams Cost Allocation: A Flexible Framework to Support Interregional Transmission Planning
April 23, 2012
Johannes P. Pfeifenberger and Delphine Hou
Presented at the SPP RSC Quarterly Meeting
Article
Reply to Comment on Effect of Coal-fired Power Generation on Visibility at a Nearby National Park (Terhorst and Berkman, 2010)
April 21, 2012
Published in Atmospheric Environment
Report
Análisis de la Competencia en el Mercado Minorista de Distribución (de Productos Básicos de Gran Consumo) en España
April 6, 2012
José Antonio García and Juan Delgado
Prepared for PROMARCA by The Brattle Group, Ltd
Report
Competitive Assessment of the Spanish Food Supply Chain
April 6, 2012
José Antonio García and Juan Delgado
Prepared for PROMARCA
Report
Seams Cost Allocation: A Flexible Framework to Support Interregional Transmission Planning
April 2012
Johannes P. Pfeifenberger and Delphine Hou
Prepared for Southwest Power Pool Regional State Committee
Article
A Comparison of Anti-Manipulation Rules in U.S. and EU Electricity and Natural Gas Markets: A Proposal for a Common Standard (Russian Translation)
April 2012
Published in Energy Law Journal
Presentation
An Analytical Framework for Anti-Manipulation Compliance, Monitoring, and Enforcement
April 2012
Presented at the Marcus Evans Conference on European Energy Market Integrity: REMIT & Regulatory Compliance, London, UK
Article
Shale Gas and Pipeline Risk
April 2012
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Economic Considerations in Litigation Against the Credit Rating Agencies
April 2012
Bin Zhou and Pavitra Kumar
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
A Comparison of Anti-Manipulation Rules in U.S. and EU Electricity and Natural Gas Markets: A Proposal for a Common Standard
April 2012
Published in Energy Law Journal
Article
Recent M&A Litigation Provides Updated Guidance for Fairness Opinions
April 2012
Published in Deal Points of the American Bar Association's M&A Committee
Article
State Regulatory Hurdles to Utility Environmental Compliance
April 2012
Published in The Electricity Journal
Article
Rummaging through the Bottom of Pandora’s Box: Funding Predatory Pricing through Contemporaneous Recoupment
April 2012
Shaun D. Ledgerwood and Wesley Health
Published in Virginia Law and Business Review, Volume 6, Number 3
Report
The Emerging Need for Greater Gas-Electric Industry Coordination, comments to the FERC NOI, Docket AD12-12-000
March 30, 2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Presentation
Dynamic Pricing for Residential and Small C&I Customers
March 28, 2012
Presented at the Ohio Public Utilities Commission Technical Workshop
Report
Dynamic Pricing in a Moderate Climate: The Evidence from Connecticut
March 23, 2012
Ahmad Faruqui, Sanem Sergici, and Lamine Akaba
Published by SSRN Working Paper Series
Report
The WACC for mobile, fixed-line and cable termination rates
March 15, 2012
Dan Harris, Jack Stirzaker, and Cosimo Fischietti
Prepared for the Independent Post and Telecommunication Authority in the Netherlands (OPTA)
Report
The Discovery of Price Responsiveness – A Survey of Experiments Involving Dynamic Pricing of Electricity
March 12, 2012
Ahmad Faruqui and Jennifer Palmer
Published by SSRN Working Paper Series
Report
An Optimal Policy for Recycling of Used Lubricating Oil
March 5, 2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Economic Impact on City of Portland of Allocation of Remediation Costs of Portland Harbor Superfund Site
March 2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Energy Efficiency and Demand Response in 2020 – A Survey of Expert Opinion
March 2012
Ahmad Faruqui and Douglas C. Mitarotonda
Published by SSRN Working Paper Series
Presentation
Lessons for Attorneys from Damages War-Stories
February 28, 2012
CLE presentation to New York County Lawyers Association and various law firms, New York, NY
Presentation
Potential Coal Plant Retirements in U.S. and Impact on Gas Demand
February 27, 2012
Presented at CERI Conference, Calgary
Presentation
Fundamentals of Western Markets: Panel Discussion
February 26, 2012
Presented at WSPP’s Joint EC/OC Meeting, La Costa Resort, Carlsbad, CA
Presentation
The Proposed Volcker Rule Analysis and Panel Discussion
February 14, 2012
Presented at the PRMIA Meeting, New York, NY
Article
Dodd Frank Compliance for Oil and Gas Companies
February 6, 2012
Julia E. Sullivan, Cary Oswald, and Romkaew P. Broehm
Published in Oil & Gas Monitor
Article
Transmission’s True Value: Adding up the benefits of infrastructure investments
February 2012
Johannes P. Pfeifenberger and Delphine Hou
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Beyond the Casino Floor: Economic Impacts of the Commercial Casino Industry
February 2012
Published by American Gaming Association
Presentation
Modernizing America’s Grid: How can better planning deliver the grid we need?
January 23, 2012
Presented at the New England Clean Energy Transmission Summit, Boston, MA
Presentation
The Rediscovery of Demand-Side Management
January 19, 2012
Presented at the TVA Board of Directors Meeting
Report
Approaches to Setting Electric Distribution Reliability Standards and Outcomes
January 2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brochure
Intellectual Property Brochure
2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brochure
FCC Incentive Auctions
2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Brochure
International Trade Brochure
2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
The Economics of NASCAR
2012
Andrew Abere, P. Bronsteen, and K. Elzinga
Published in The Oxford Handbook of Sports Economics Vol. I, L. Kahane and S. Shmanske (eds.), Oxford University Press (2012)
Article
Monetary Relief—Quantum
2012
Published in Intellectual Property Disputes: Resolutions and Remedies
Newsletter
The European Debt Crisis and the Role of the European Central Bank
2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Green Ovations: Innovations in Green Technologies
January 2012
Ahmad Faruqui and Pritesh Gandhi
Published in Electric Energy T&D Magazine
Brochure
Section 337 Litigation
2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
Market Manipulation in Wholesale Electricity Markets
2012
Published by Energy Law Journal, Volume 33, Number 1, Cyrillic translation
Presentation
Energy Trading Compliance and Enforcement Post Dodd-Frank: A Framework of Market Manipulation
2012
Presented at an anti-manipulation compliance seminar for law firms, Washington, DC (January and March 2012)
Presentation
Energy Storage Technology and Economics
January 2012
Presented at the World Future Energy Summit, Abu Dhabi
Article
Drivers of Demand Response Adoption: Past, Present, and Future
January 2012
Ahmad Faruqui, Ryan Hledik, and Kelly Smith
Published in Public Utilities Fortnightly
Report
Completing the Puzzle: Defining Manipulation Under REMIT
January 2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.