Past Client Work

Client Assignments (Partial List)

For the Kansas Corporation Commission, advised on preventing a utility corporate restructuring that would remove assets but leave liabilities

For multiple entities, drafted legislation and rules to design de-integrated markets to accommodate retail electricity competition

Advised an investor-owned utility on abandoned plant, broadband over power lines, fuel adjustment charges, pension cost accounting, renewable energy purchase obligations, storm cost recovery, pre-approval of infrastructure costs, performance-based ratemaking, return on equity

Advised a state legislative committee on the regulation of pharmaceutical costs

Won remands from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit of approvals by the Securities and Exchange Commission of utility holding company structures

For the Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, organized and moderated six hearings on electricity reliability

For multiple parties, intervened at FERC on transmission rate design, mergers and acquisitions, level and allocation of nuclear decommissioning costs

Represented wind developers at FERC in disputes over allocation of interconnection costs

For the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, organized and moderated eight proceedings aimed at reducing that state's dependence on fossil fuel; hearings covered distributed generation, energy efficiency, feed-in tariffs, decoupling, reliability, competitive bidding, clean energy scenario planning, revenue requirements

Past Clients

Independent Power Producers and Marketers:

California Wind Energy Association, Cannon Power Company, Electric Power Supply Association, EnerTran Technology Company, National Independent Power Producers, SmartEnergy.com, U.S. Wind Force

Investor-Owned Utilities:
Madison Gas & Electric, Oklahoma Gas & Electric

Legislative Bodies:
Vermont Legislature, South Carolina Senate

Municipal Power Systems:
Connecticut Municipal Electric Energy Cooperative, Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities, City of Winter Park, Florida

Public Interest Organizations:
American Association of Retired Persons, American Public Power Association, Consumer Federation of America, Energy Foundation, Environmental Action Foundation, Illinois Citizens Utility Board, Union of Concerned Scientists

State Commissions and Consumer Agencies:
Arkansas Public Service Commission, Arizona Corporation Commission, Connecticut Department of Public Utility Control, Connecticut Office of Consumer Counsel, Delaware Public Service Commission, Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission, Kansas Corporation Commission, Massachusetts Attorney General, Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities, Missouri Public Service Commission, Montana Public Service Commission, National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, Nevada Consumer Advocate, Nevada Public Service Commission, New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission, New Jersey Division of Ratepayer Advocate, North Carolina Utilities Commission, Ohio Public Utilities Commission, Oklahoma Corporation Commission, Pennsylvania Office of Consumer Advocate, South Carolina Public Service Commission, Texas Office of Public Utility Counsel, Vermont Department of Public Service, Virginia State Corporation Commission, Wisconsin Attorney General