Jan will include in his presentation a discussion of Public Disclosure of Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) costs; The fight between California Energy Markets and the CPUC; and Why RPS costs are high and increasing for many technologies. As President of Coast Economic Consulting, Jan represents clients in procurement review groups, electricity and natural gas procurement, renewables procurement, resource adequacy, cost of capital, demand response proceedings, and general rate cases before the California Public Utilities Commission. Coast Economic Consulting also provides modeling services, hedging analysis, risk analysis and litigation support regarding electric utility procurement of supply-side and demand-side products. Jan holds an M.S. Degree in Finance and Economics from the University of California, Santa Cruz, and is an active member of the National Association for Business Economics.