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Dr. Fereidoon P. Sioshansi

Posted by Staff on the May 19th, 2008

Fereidoon (Perry) Sioshansi is President of Menlo Energy Economics, a consulting firm based in San Francisco, California serving the energy sector. Dr. Sioshansi’s professional experience includes working at Southern California Edison Company (SCE), the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), National Economic Research Associates (NERA), and most recently, Global Energy Decisions (GED).

Dr Sioshansi provides consulting services to the industry, policy makers and regulators on a range of topics including:

• Market restructuring, privatization & liberalization;
• Economic implications of climate change & environmental sustainability;
• Energy efficiency, demand-side management, demand response, variable-time pricing & smart metering & devices including prices to devices applications;
• Renewable energy technologies;
• Scenario analysis;
• Regulatory policy & corporate strategy and
• Demand & price forecasting & integrated resource planning.

He has published several books with Elsevier:

  • Electricity Market Reform: An International Perspective (2006)
  • Competitive Electricity Markets: Design, Implementation, Performance (2008)
  • Carbon Constrained: Future of Electricity (2009)
  • Energy, Sustainability And The Environment (2011)

He is the editor and publisher of EEnergy Informer, a monthly newsletter with wide international circulation. He is on the Editorial Advisory Board of The Electricity Journal where he is regularly featured in Electricity Currents Section. A frequent contributor to Energy Policy he serves on the editorial board of Utilities Policy. He has degrees in Engineering and Economics, including an MS and Ph.D. in Economics from Purdue University.