Jeff Plewes


Jeff Plewes specializes in the economic analysis of energy and environmental policy and market design, particularly with respect to decarbonization.  He has worked with companies throughout the energy sector to help them understand the implications of public policies and regulations on their operations, assets, and investment decisions.

Mr. Plewes has led projects for clients in each of the North American competitive electricity markets and for many regulated utility clients, including internationally. Broader areas of focus have included climate policy, resource adequacy, electricity and capacity market strategy, economic impact analysis, and modeling natural gas production and exports. Mr. Plewes supports this work with quantitative analysis using advanced energy and economic modeling tools, both proprietary and third-party.

His recent work includes analyzing energy and capacity market design concepts in each of the Northeastern power markets, co-authoring a report on resource adequacy issues in the Texas power market, reviewing the economic impacts of exporting natural gas from the US, and modeling power sector pathways for a proposed climate policy.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Carbon intensity of green hydrogen production
    CRA consultants conducted a study for Plug Power on the carbon intensity of hydrogen produced through electrolysis at various locations in North America. CRA...
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  • 02
    Client study on net benefits to electricity consumers of proposed solar legislation
    Experts in CRA’s Energy Practice recently completed a study for Cypress Creek Renewables on the net benefits to electricity consumers of proposed solar...
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  • 03
    Continued support of NIPSCO's generation transition strategy
    For NIPSCO, CRA continued its support of the company’s generation transition strategy. Patrick Augustine filed testimony in three certificate of public...
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