Robert B. Stoddard, a managing director in BRG’s Energy & Climate Change practice, brings over thirty years of experience in economic consulting and the electric power industry.

A seasoned energy market economist, Mr. Stoddard has provided strategic and regulatory advice to many of North America’s largest utilities and independent power producers. His work has focused on electricity industry restructuring and on strategic analyses and testimony for utilities, generation owners, and governments regarding the practical implications of market design and structure, particularly as environmental issues reshape the regulatory landscape.

Mr. Stoddard frequently testifies at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and to the utility commissions and legislatures of several states on competitive market design, market power issues, infrastructure siting, and energy trading. He has also testified in civil litigation and arbitration on the interpretation of, and damages relating to, energy contracts and energy asset valuation.

Employment History

Power Market Economics LLC
2017 – 2020

2017 – 2020
Executive vice president
2013 – 2017

Charles River Associates
Senior consultant
2013 – 2020
Vice president
2001 – 2013
Senior associate
1990 – 1993

PA Consulting
Managing consultant
2000 – 2001

Putnam, Hayes & Bartlett
1995 – 2000

Managing director
1993 – 1995

Professional Affiliations

Energy Bar Association

Community/Civic Involvement

Energy Working Group of the Maine Climate Council

Board of directors

Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ
Board of directors

Areas of Expertise


Yale University
MPhil, Economics, 1990
MA, Economics, 1987

Amherst College
BA, Economics and Music, 1983