Robert Kaineg is an energy economist specializing in providing business planning, asset transaction, and legal dispute services for energy clients. His work often involves policy and market analysis, project evaluation, market forecasting, as well as facilitating decision making and supporting communications.
As a business advisor, Robert supports decision making and strategy development through a structured process that often involves scenario planning and financial evaluation of potential investment decisions, policy and market analysis, and market forecasting. He has experience delivering complex analysis to an executive-level audience and facilitating decision making in a board setting and with public stakeholders, including regulators.
Robert has provided expert testimony and supported litigation and arbitration matters related to electricity purchase agreements, fuel supply contracts, and markets for electric capacity. Outside his work in the North American energy sector, has supported a German government agency in its arbitration related to electricity markets in the EU.
Robert works with clients to develop strategies that achieve both financial and ESG targets in the face of uncertain state and federal environmental policies. He works with producers, consumers, and marketers of energy in addition to banks, private equity, regulators, NGOs, and government agencies. He has provided buy-side and sell-side transaction, procurement process, and auction support to clients engaged in the sale of electric and gas utilities as well as generation and transmission infrastructure in Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and in the Pacific Northwest. Robert also has supported long-term resource planning for both gas and electric utilities through fundamental analysis of commodity markets, environmental compliance costs, production cost modeling, and financial evaluation of specific candidate projects.
Robert has led the development of two electric utilities’ integrated resource plans and supported many others as a subject matter expert. He has worked with the World Bank and government agencies in Japan, Mexico, Norway, and Ukraine in matters related to CO2 markets and low carbon development strategies.
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