Michael Borgatti is a Senior Associate and Director of RTO Services for Gabel Associates. He is the firm’s principal representative addressing the operations, procedures, and markets of regional transmission organizations (RTO), including PJM, the wholesale power market that serves New Jersey. RTOs operate transmission systems and wholesale energy markets in different regions of the United States. RTOs serve as the foundation of competitive wholesale electricity markets in the United States.
Mr. Borgatti possesses a strong understanding of regulatory and ratemaking issues and policy based on his assistance on project development and his previous years as a legal specialist at the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities.
Mr. Borgatti facilitates generation interconnection studies and interconnection service agreements among new generation resources, the local transmission system owner, and the RTO.
Mr. Borgatti has extensive PJM expertise and participates in various PJM committees and working groups, including the Members Committee, the Markets and Reliability Committee, and the Market Implementation Committee. These groups are where emerging issues, business and market rules are debated and decided. They are integral to developing and refining PJM’s rules, policies and processes and resolving difficult market and technical issues.
His expertise allows Gabel Associates’ clients to effectively advance and protect their business interests in the wholesale and retail energy markets.