Jason is a Principal Energy Policy Analyst at EQ Research. He specializes in energy and carbon markets, analysis of clean energy policies and regulations, and utility rate design. He manages the General Rate Case service, contributes to the legislative and regulatory services by monitoring and analyzing state and ISO/RTO clean energy activities, and contributes to a variety of client-specific work.
Jason has 20 years of experience in economic and policy analysis, renewable energy project development, and analysis of energy and carbon markets while with the Appalachian Energy Center and the Center for Economic Research & Policy Analysis at Appalachian State University.
Selected Publications & Presentations
- “Trash to Treasure: Predicting Landfill Gas Flow to Optimize Electricity Generation.” (with Dan Emery, Edgar Hassler, Joseph Cazier) JISAR, 13(3), 29. (2020)
- “Optimizing sequestered carbon in forest offset programs: balancing accounting stringency and participation.” (with Wise, L., Marland, E., Marland, G., Kowalczyk, T., Ruseva, T., Colby, J. & Kinlaw, T.) Carbon balance and management, 14(1), 1-11. (2019)
- Understanding and Analysis: The California Air Resources Board Forest Offset Protocol. (with Eric Marland, Grant Domke, Gregg Marland, Laurel Bates, Alex Helms, Benjamin Jones, Tamara Kowalczyk, Tatyana B Ruseva, Celina Szymanski) Springer Briefs in Environmental Science, 2017.
- “Accounting for harvested wood products in a forest offset program: Lessons from California” (with L. Bates, B. Jones, E. Marland, G. Marland, T. Ruseva, and T. Kowalczyk) Journal of Forest Economics 27 (2017): 50-59.
- “Additionality and permanence standards in California’s Forest Offset Protocol: A review of project and program level implications” (with T. Ruseva, E. Marland, C. Szymanski, J. Hoyle, G. Marland, T. Kowalczyk) Journal of Environmental Management 198 (2017): 277-288.
- M.B.A., Appalachian State University
- B.S., Journalism, Appalachian State University