Chris Nagle

Christopher Nagle | Energy | Charles River Associates

Chris Nagle is a principal in CRA’s Energy Practice. He has over 15 years of experience in the electric industry, both advising clients and at a large US investor-owned utility.

Mr. Nagle has worked with utilities and independent developers on projects including economic evaluations of capital investments, cost-benefit analyses for transmission owners joining an ISO/RTO, development of strategic business plans, and the formation of regulatory and cost-recovery strategies. His expertise includes utility wholesale and retail cost of service and rate design. He has contributed to numerous state and federal regulatory proceedings and has testified as an expert witness before state public service commissions and at FERC.

Mr. Nagle holds an MBA with a finance concentration from American University and a BA in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Supporting Alliant Energy’s innovative distributed generation compensation proposal
    Alliant Energy’s Wisconsin Power & Light engaged CRA to support its Power Partnership proposal, an innovative model for compensating distributed generation...
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  • 02
    MISO interconnection reform
    In response to growing backlogs in its generator interconnection queue, MISO retained CRA regulatory and economic experts to evaluate milestone payments...
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  • 03
    RTO cost-benefit analysis 
    CRA’s regulatory support consultants were retained by a utility client to perform a cost-benefit analysis for regional transmission organization (RTO)...
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