Wilson Energy Economics – Consulting and expert services for the electric power and natural gas industries
Around the world, the electric power and natural gas industries are characterized by a complex mix of regulation and competition. These industries are subject to constant change due to new technologies, evolving environmental priorities, shifting market forces, and changes in regulatory and market policies, among other pressures.
James F. Wilson, Principal, is an economist with thirty-five years of experience consulting on the economic and policy issues arising from the interplay of competition and regulation in the electric power and natural gas industries. Assignment have involved regulatory and market policies, issues arising from the increasing urgency of reducing carbon emissions, market analysis, demand forecasting, resource adequacy and capacity markets, contract litigation and damages, modeling and market evaluation, pipeline rate cases, and allegations of market manipulation, among many other issues. Mr. Wilson has been involved in electricity restructuring and wholesale market design in PJM, New England, New York, Ontario, MISO, California and other regions. He also spent five years in Russia advising on the reform, restructuring and development of the Russian electric power and natural gas industries. He has submitted affidavits and testified in Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and state regulatory proceedings, and his papers have appeared in the Energy Journal, Electricity Journal, Public Utilities Fortnightly and other publications. He holds the M.S. degree in Engineering-Economic Systems from Stanford University and the A.B. degree from Oberlin College.