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Synapse Energy Economics, Inc. provides research, testimony, reports, and regulatory support to consumer advocates, environmental organizations, regulatory commissions, state energy offices, and others. The firm was founded in 1996 to specialize in consulting on energy, economic, and environmental topics. We have a professional staff of 22 with more than 200 years of combined experience in the electricity industry.
Synapse assesses the implications of electricity industry planning, regulation, and restructuring. Our work covers various interrelated issues, such as transmission planning, service reliability, siting, fuel diversity, resource planning, financial and economic risks, renewable energy potential and renewable portfolio standards, energy efficiency, electricity modeling, portfolio management, customer service, and more. With this expertise, we have been successful at responding to the changing face of the electricity marketplace and at recommending strategies that protect consumers.
Synapse works for a wide range of clients throughout the United States, including
attorneys general, offices of consumer advocates, public utility commissions,
a variety of environmental groups, foundations, the U.S. Environmental Protection
Agency, Department of Energy, Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission,
the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners, and others.
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