Steven Gabel is President and Founder of Gabel Associates. He is an economist with a background in pricing, industrial organization, public policy and the history of economic thought and has over 30 years experience in the energy and environmental industries.
Mr. Gabel started the firm in 1993 with the goal of providing a wide range of economic, technical, regulatory and marketplace advice and analysis in the energy and environmental industries.
He has been involved in the development of renewable and traditional electric generation projects. The firm's projects include dozens of renewable projects including solar facilities, landfill gas-to-energy facilities, wind turbine facilities and cogeneration projects.
Mr. Gabel has provided extensive expert testimony on energy and public utility issues and has participated actively in restructuring issues in New Jersey and PJM, the operator of the region's bulk power transmission system. He serves on New Jersey's Renewable Energy Committee and served on New Jersey's Renewable Energy Task Force, which was the basis for the Renewable Portfolio Standard policy in New Jersey.
From 1983 to 1990, Steven Gabel served as the Director of the Electric Division of the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, where he worked extensively on various utility rate cases and developed and implemented rate setting, alternative energy, demand side management, incentive regulation, cost of service and tariff design initiatives.
From 1990 to 1993 he served as Director of Solid Waste Management at the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and Energy, where he directed the polices and activities of the only comprehensive economic and environmental solid waste program in the nation.
Mr. Gabel earned a B.A. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania and an M.A. in Economics from Rutgers University.
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