focusing on energy and environmental markets,
technologies, regulation and policy
Van Horn Consulting (VHC) applies decades of experience with electricity, fuels and emissions markets, including cap-and-trade markets for SO2 and greenhouse gases (GHG). We help utilities, developers of new technologies, research institutes and market participants evaluate competitive and regulatory issues, review contracts, projects and business strategies.
Our clients have included
Electric and Gas Utilities • Independent Power Project Developers and Operators • Electric Power Research Institute •
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency • Cities • Market Participants.
In addition, we have directed national energy and environmental policy and technology R&D studies, including New Source Performance Standards and the design of the national SO2 allowance market and potential greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations. VHC helped implement the U.S. cap-and-trade market for SO2 and set the price for the first allowance trade in 1992. Advanced technologies to reduce carbon emissions and workable rules, tariffs and regulations affecting electricity markets are areas of current focus.