Laura Norin, Senior Project Manager

Experience and Expertise
Ms. Norin integrates quantitative analysis of market dynamics with an in-depth understanding of regulatory structures and policies to advise clients on a wide range of energy issues. She develops energy price forecasts, conducts financial and other technical assessments, and serves as an expert witness in regulatory proceedings. Ms. Norin was a lead author of several publications related to nuclear power, natural gas storage, and solar power markets in California.

Recent projects include assessing the value of a hydroelectric project, evaluating the impacts of proposed solar rates for commercial-scale PV installations, developing tools to evaluate energy efficiency and renewable energy projects, evaluating demand response baselines, designing rate allocation structures, and analyzing natural gas transportation rates.

Prior Positions
University of California, Berkeley
• Graduate Student Researcher

Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
• Research Associate

Fieldston Company (now PA Consulting)
• Research Assistant

Education
M.S. in Applied Physics. University of California, Berkeley
B.S. in Physics. University of California, Berkeley

 

 

 

 

Selected Publications

California: A Shifting Market for Solar
Project Finance NewsWire
December 2016

Uncertainty and Surplus Allowances Dog California Cap-and-Trade Program
Project Finance NewsWire
August 2016

Changes Ahead for California Residential Solar
Project Finance NewsWire
February 2014

Keys to Getting California Power Contracts Approved
Project Finance NewsWire
April 2013

Proposed Market Rules May Increase Wind Curtailments
North American Windpower
June 2011

New California Rules May Complicate Financing of Renewable Energy Projects
Project Finance NewsWire
June 2011

How the California Emissions Program Can Benefit Wind
North American Windpower
April 2011

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