MARKETS AND INSTITUTIONS
During our careers, we have studied, analyzed, modeled, forecasted, or simulated a variety of areas and agents in the energy industries.
California Independent System Operator (ISO)
Gulf Cooperation Council
New England ISO
Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland (PJM) ISO
Southwest Power Pool
Houston Ship Channel
NYMEX - Henry Hub
Petroleum and Products
International Energy Agency
NYMEX - Cushing, Oklahoma
Oil and the Macroeconomy
U.S. Gulf Coast
Our tool kit is state-of-the-art, while our expertise has matured along with available information technology.
Power Market Decision Analysis Model (PMDAM)
SAMPLES OF WORK
Testimony of Daniel Suurkask in Docket A.06-08-010 before the California Public Utilities Commission
Testimony of Marc Vatter in Docket SB 2015-06 before the Rhode Island Energy Facilities Siting Board
Testimony of Marc Vatter in Case No. U-18250 before the Michigan Public Service Commission
PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA
Heintz, H., Spragins, R., & Suurkask, D.F. (2000). Electricity and Gas: Market and Price Convergence, Calgary: Canadian Energy Research Institute, June.
Suurkask, D.F. (2004). “Big Value on a Small Scale”, The Rural Utilities Connection, Fall.
Vatter, M., & Suurkask, D. (2018). The impact of trade with the United States on electric loads in Mexico. Heliyon, 4:8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.heliyon.2018.e00717
Vatter, M., & Suurkask, D. (2017). The impact of international trade on electric loads in Mexico. International Association for Energy Economics Energy Forum, 2nd quarter 2017.
Vatter, M. (2019). OPEC’s risk premia and volatility in oil prices. International Advances in Economic Research, 25:2. DOI: 10.1007/s11294-019-09734-7
Vatter, M. (2017). OPEC’s kinked demand curve. Energy Economics, 63(March 2017), pp. 272‑287. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eneco.2017.02.010
Video: Discussing transmission costs with New Hampshire Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chair Kevin Avard.
Video: Discussing manufacturing, net metering rate design, and transmission costs on Perspectives with David Schoneman.
New Hampshire Business and Industry Association
Northeast Energy and Commerce Association - Legislative Committee