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Summary

Frank Mossburg is an expert in electricity procurement design and implementation and resource planning and evaluation. He specializes in helping State Commissions make smart choices for their ratepayers, reviewing formal solicitations and bilateral transactions to ensure that each process generates the best results in terms of price, risk reliability, and environmental performance. Mr. Mossburg works with utilities, commission staff, and bidders to design successful procurement processes and assess the competitiveness of bids. He has developed technical analyses, including creating price estimates. He has also authored numerous reports and appeared formally and informally before commissioners and staff in multiple jurisdictions to make recommendations regarding the acceptance of procurement results.

Prior to joining Bates White, Mr. Mossburg was a Managing Director with Boston Pacific Company, where he served as an independent monitor and evaluator, overseeing dozens of procurements for utility commissions across the country. He oversaw all phases of procurement, evaluated bids, and made recommendations to Commissions regarding both procurement design and evaluation and the final selection of winning proposals.

Education

MBA, University of Virginia

BS, Economics (cum laude), Wharton Undergraduate Business School at the University of Pennsylvania

Practices

Selected Work

Selected Experience

  • Provided responsive testimony on behalf of Oklahoma Corporation Commission Public Utility Division Staff concerning Public Service Company of Oklahoma's Wind Catcher Energy Project

  • Served as Independent Evaluator for Oregon Public Service Commission for PacifiCorp's 2017R Renewables RFP.

  • Provided responsive testimony on behalf of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission Public Utility Staff and the Office of the Attorney General of Oklahoma concerning Public Service Company of Oklahoma's RFP for wind energy resources

  • Provided direct testimony to the Maryland Public Service Commission on behalf of Skipjack Offshore Energy regarding the costs and benefits of a proposed offshore wind project. 

  • Led efforts as the Board Advisor for the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities overseeing the annual Basic Generation Service Auction.

  • Led efforts as the Commission's consultant for Public Utilities Commission of Ohio in overseeing Standard Service Auctions from numerous Ohio providers.

  • Testified on behalf of staff of the Public Service Commission of Maryland regarding results of Maryland Utilities 2009–2016 RFPs for Standard Offer Service.

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