Michael Gorman

Michael Gorman

     Areas of Expertise  

Competitive Procurement
Competitive Energy Procurement
Price Forecasts
Risk Management
Supplier Management

Cost of Service/Rate Design
Alternative/Incentive Regulatory
Cost of Service
Electric Fuel and Gas Cost
    Reviews and Rates
Marginal Cost Analysis
Nuclear Decommissioning Costs
Performance Based Rates
Prudence and Used/Useful
Rate Design and Tariff Analysis
Storage Cost/Necessity

Asset /Enterprise Valuation
Cost of Capital
Depreciation Studies
Financial Integrity
Merger Evaluations
Revenue Requirement Issues

Special Projects
Site Selection and Evaluation
Training Seminars

Mr. Gorman is a Managing Principal at BAI. He received Degrees of Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale and Master of Business Administration from the University of Illinois at Springfield. Mr. Gorman has also done extensive graduate studies in Financial Economics. He earned the designation Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) from the CFA Institute.
Mr. Gorman has been in the consulting practice since 1990, and in the energy business since 1983. Mr. Gorman was employed by the Illinois Commerce Commission and held positions including Director of the Financial Analysis Department, Senior Analyst, Planning Analyst and Utility Engineer. Mr. Gorman was also employed by Merrill Lynch as a Financial Consultant. In this position, he consulted on cash management and investment strategies.

His responsibilities at BAI include project management, cost of capital studies, depreciation studies, financial integrity studies, system resource planning studies, alternative regulation plan/mechanisms, cost of service, rate design, production cost evaluations, commodity risk management, commodity procurement management, competitive supplier management and counterparty credit risk.

Project Work

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Other Project Work

  • Alberta
  • Board of Public Utilities of Kansas City, Kansas
  • City of Austin Electric Utility Council
  • Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
  • LaGrange, Georgia / Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia
  • Newfoundland
  • Nova Scotia 
  • Salt River Project

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