Steven Gabel, President and Founder of Gabel Associates, has over 35 years of experience in assisting clients with commercial and policy issues in the energy and environmental industries. Mr. Gabel started the firm in 1993 with the goal of providing a wide range of economic, technical, regulatory, and marketplace advice and analysis. He is an economist with a background in pricing, industrial organization, public policy, and the history of economic thought.
Mr. Gabel assists clients with the analysis and implementation of innovative energy projects that reduce costs and enhance environmental quality. He also provides expert testimony on utility ratemaking, restructuring, power contracting, and policy matters.
He has been at the forefront of renewable energy policy development in the region. He served on the Governor’s Renewable Energy Task Force for New Jersey, which is the basis for New Jersey’s renewable portfolio standard. He continues to serve on various committees that help structure sound renewable policy and sustainable industry structures.
Mr. Gabel is an active contributor to regulatory and legislative initiatives related to wholesale, retail, and renewable energy markets. He has been involved in PJM issues since the mid-1980s and was directly involved in the transformation of PJM into an Independent System Operator in the mid-1990s.
He also possesses an extensive regulatory background. Prior to establishing Gabel Associates, Mr. Gabel was the Director of the Electric Division at the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities and the Director of the Division of Solid Waste Management at the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.