Jim Daniel - Rates and Regulatory

Jim Daniel-Rates and Regulatory- GDS Associates

Jim Daniel

VICE PRESIDENT | SECRETARY, BOARD of DIRECTORS
RATES & REGULATORY | AUSTIN, TEXAS

Jim has extensive experience in utility regulatory and financial analysis and in energy supply planning and procurement. During his more than 35 years as a consultant, Jim has provided analysis of transmission access/pricing issues, negotiation of retail and wholesale energy supply contracts, financial and feasibility studies regarding energy supply projects, and preparation of financial forecasts and utility usage/load forecasts. He also has experience with utility rate and cost of service studies, analyses of regulatory commission rulemaking proposals, and analysis of mergers and acquisitions, including market power related issues. Jim has appeared as an expert witness before 18 state regulatory commissions, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and various state and federal courts.

EDUCATION

  • BS in Economics from Georgia Institute of Technology

Specialties

  • Electric, natural gas, water and steam rates and regulatory analysis
  • Retail and wholesale electricity and natural gas supply procurement and contracting
  • Energy supply project feasibility studies
  • ISO market analyses
  • Utility acquisition analysis and due diligence
  • Expert testimony

Associations

  • Member, Association for Energy Economics
  • Member, Gulf Coast Power Association

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