Max Luke

Senior Consultant


Tel: +1 617 927 4506
Fax: +1 617 927 4501

Email: max.luke@nera.com
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SM in Technology and Policy, Electric Power Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
BSc in Environmental Science with honours, McGill University


Max Luke is a Senior Consultant with deep experience in the economic, regulatory, and financial aspects of emerging trends in the electric power and natural gas sectors. Mr. Luke has supported the design of electricity rates associated with renewable and distributed energy technologies and has analyzed the impact of such technologies on utility business models. He has assessed the effects of emerging energy industries such as offshore wind and electric vehicle charging on regional economies. Mr. Luke has considered regulatory remedies to deal with rising utility costs associated with catastrophic weather events. He has supported the mergers of electricity companies and facilitated the entry of companies into retail electricity markets. Mr. Luke has supported dozens of regulated and unregulated electricity and gas companies in such capacities, frequently in the context of regulatory proceedings and litigated disputes. He regularly publishes and delivers presentations on these and other topics.

Title Type Author
The Grid Mod Squad: Investors, Ratepayers, and Regulators White Paper Dr. Laura T. W. Olive and Max Luke
Blockchains in Power Markets: Decentralized Disruption or Incremental Innovation? White Paper George Anstey, Dr. Will Taylor, Max Luke, and Adjmal Sirak
Getting to Zero Carbon Emissions in the Electric Power Sector Published Article Max Luke, et. al.
Incentive Regulation in the United States: Current Trends and a Look Back Brief Dr. Jeff D. Makholm, Dr. Laura T.W. Olive, and Max Luke
Risky Business: New Trends in North American Regulation Published Article Dr. Laura T.W. Olive and Max N. Luke