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Portrait of Frank A. Felder, PhD

Frank A. Felder, PhD,is an internationally recognized expert on the economics and reliability of restructured electric power systems. A well-known consultant and speaker, Frank advises the electric power industry’s most prominent companies on market design, market power, electricity price forecasting, and risk management.

Since the inception of electricity markets in the United States, Frank has been involved in their design and implementation. He has testified before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, several state public utility commissions and in arbitration proceedings. As part of his consulting practice, Frank holds frequent seminars that explain complex —and sometimes arcane — material in an intuitive, humorous, and accessible manner. Frank is a professor and is Director of the Center for Energy, Economic and Environmental Policy at the Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. Frank holds a PhD in Technology, Management, and Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where his research focused on the economics and reliability of restructured electric power systems.

Look for his new book, An Integrative and In-depth Approach to Understanding Electricity Markets by World Scientific Press, coming out in the Fall of 2009.