Brian Collins

Brian Collins

     Areas of Expertise  

Competitive Procurement
Alternative Energy Supply
Available Transmission 
Electric Retail Competition and
   Customer Choice
Market Power Analysis
Request for Proposals

Cost of Service/Rate Design
Ancillary Service Rates
Cost of Service
Cost Trackers and Riders
Electric Fuel and Gas Cost
    Reviews and Rates
Gas Transportation Rates
    and Policy
Interruptible Rates
Marginal Cost Analysis
Purchase Power Contracts
Prudence/Used and Useful
Rate Design and Tariff Analysis
Resource Planning
Transmission Planning and
Transmission Pricing and

Asset Valuation
Fuel Cost Recovery
Merger Evaluations
Revenue Requirement Issues

Special Projects
Economic Dispatch
Generation Planning
Load Flow Studies
Transmission Line Routing

Mr. Collins is a Managing Principal at BAI. He received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. He also earned a Master of Business Administration Degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield. He is a registered Engineer Intern in the state of Illinois.

Prior to joining BAI, Mr. Collins was a Planning Engineer at a Midwestern electric utility where he was involved in transmission, generation, and environmental projects. He also has utility regulatory experience through his employment with the Illinois Commerce Commission as an Economic Analyst in the Engineering Department of the Energy Division.  At BAI, Mr. Collins has participated in numerous regulated and competitive electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater related issues.

Project Work

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Other Project Work

  • Alberta
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
  • Guam
  • Manitoba
  • Mexico
  • Mid-America Interconnected Network (MAIN) Transmission Assessment Study Group
  • Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc. (MISO)
  • Nova Scotia


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