Robert L. Earle
Ph.D. and M.S., operations research, Stanford University; A.B., mathematics, the College of William & Mary
Summary of Experience:
Dr. Earle has extensive experience in the energy and utilities industries including integrated resource planning, transmission tariff design, retail rate design, demand response, and renewables. He currently supports clients in analyzing market opportunities, strategy, regulatory issues, and litigation.
Dr. Earle also has worked extensively on tariff and market design, including testifying as an expert witness before a number of regulatory commissions. In addition, he was the architect of a planning model used to integrate energy efficiency impacts into generation expansion plans, and results from this work were featured at the Edison Electric Institute CEO and Investor Conferences.
Dr. Earle’s projects also have included conducting a survey of demand response programs for the Electric Power Research Institute, valuing demand response, developing a climate change strategy for a large nationally owned oil company, and assessing risk management and hedging strategies for utilities and financial market participants. He previously was manager of economic analysis at the California Power Exchange where his responsibilities included developing an overall analytic infrastructure for market analysis, analysis of new products, and briefing regulatory and legislative bodies.
ENERGY EXPERTS EXPLORE RATE MAKING, COST RECOVERY APPROACHES
Several Analysis Group consultants, including Managing Principal Susan Tierney, and Vice Presidents Todd Schatzki and Robert Earle, participated in a recent LSI forum on rate making. They discussed emerging policies and price-setting models.