Our energy & environmental economics expert network provides consulting and expert testimony in a variety of contexts regarding energy and the environment. Experts in our network have opined on issues regarding electric power, oil and natural gas, environmental impact studies, agriculture and commodities markets, and climate policy. Within these subject areas, Vega experts can apply their knowledge to numerous energy litigation topics including antitrust cases, market manipulation and price fixing, regulatory compliance, policy impact analysis, and valuation and damages analysis. We also work with our experts to apply sophisticated economic analyses and modeling techniques to litigation in energy markets.

Below is a list of example engagements for our Energy & Environmental Economics practice:

  • Economic Impact of Water Transfer: Vega is engaged with Foulston to support Professor Stephen Hamilton in analyzing the benefits of changing water rights within Kansas municipalities. The Kansas Water Transfer Act requires an economic-impact analysis of statewide benefits for water transfers exceeding more than 2,000 acre-feet of water annually. This is the first water transfer application in Kansas meeting the threshold requiring such analysis.

Jose Miguel Abito

Assistant Professor of Business Economics & Public Policy at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania

  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Energy & Environmental Economics
Stephen F. Hamilton

Professor in the Department of Economics at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

  • Agriculture
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Valuation
  • Energy & Environmental Economics
Hans R. Isakson

Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Northern Iowa

  • Securities & Finance
  • Valuation
  • Energy & Environmental Economics
  • Real Estate
Yizao Liu

Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics, Pennsylvania State University

  • Agriculture
  • Antitrust & Competition
  • Energy & Environmental Economics
Michael A. Sadler

Senior lecturer in the Department of Finance and the Department of Economics at the McCombs School of Business at University of Texas at Austin

  • Valuation
  • Data Science & Statistics
  • Energy & Environmental Economics
April 9, 2021 | Article
Water Accounting in the Economic Analysis of Water Transfer

Water is one of the most valuable and critical resources in our society. It is essential for growing the food and for powering the economy. Water is also scarce and unequally distributed across time and space. These features pose significant challenges to efficient water management for regulators. This article reviews one important tool for water management: Water Accounting.

March 1, 2021 | Brochure
Preparing for the Rise of ESG Litigation

Vega's research team discusses the widely anticipated ESG-related litigation claims and highlight our featured experts who can strengthen our clients position in these matters.