Katie Orlandi

Managing Director


Los Angeles
Tel: +1 213 346 3031
Fax: +1 213 346 3030

Email: kathleen.orlandi@nera.com
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MA in economics, Boston University
BA in economics, Boston University


Katie Orlandi works with utilities, governments, regulatory agencies, ISOs, and corporations on matters related to power, capacity, and renewable energy markets and auctions in NERA’s Energy and Auctions Practices. She is an expert in the design and implementation of auctions and competitive bidding processes for products including wholesale power and capacity. She also uses this expertise to meet wide-ranging renewable energy procurement goals and policy objectives for her clients. Her work has had a direct impact on the development and expansion of renewable energy markets and opportunities. She has testified before a state regulatory commission.

Ms. Orlandi’s experience includes developing detailed rules and eligibility requirements, contract development and negotiation, designing online qualification and bidding processes for efficient implementation, valuing power contracts and renewable generation assets, and bid evaluation.

Ms. Orlandi also has significant experience working on marginal cost studies and has developed models used in a wide range of applications, including tariff design and evaluating the economics of demand-side initiatives. 

Title Type Author
Renewable Energy Auctions Published Article Katie Orlandi, Paul Cardona, Rachel Northcutt, Benjamin Chee
EECI Industry Economics White Paper Series White Paper
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NERA Experts Promoted to Director 14 February 2023 Press Release
NERA Economic Consulting Announces Senior-Level Promotions 23 February 2021 Press Release