L. E. Peabody & Associates, Inc. (Since 2010) – Ms. Reid has performed statistical analyses and conducted research to gather and evaluate data as well as identify, interpret and explain short- and long-term economic trends. Ms. Reid has provided analytical support for market place and litigation projects for L. E. Peabody & Associates, Inc. The Environmental Protection Agency (“EPA”) has proposed various new greenhouse gas emission regulations between 2010 and 2016, including The Clean Air Interstate Rule (“CAIR”) and The Cross-State Air Pollution Rule (“CSAPR”). Ms. Reid has analyzed and continues to monitor the EPA regulations.
Ms. Reid has gathered and evaluated electric utility data submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") and Energy Information Administration (“EIA”). The analyses include the development of the delivered costs of fuels to various utilities located throughout the United States. Ms. Reid has also researched, analyzed and forecasted component parts of the Powder River Basin (“PRB”) coal market. Her work included analyzing historical and future coal prices, production and capacity in the PRB.
Ms. Reid has developed various aspects of stand-alone cost evidence in several Surface Transportation Board (STB) proceedings dealing with the calculation of maximum reasonable rail transportation rates for rail shippers. These include variable costs of service, development of rail routes using railroad timetables and track charts, development of the return on road property investment realized by Class I Railroads, and reviewing of Interstate Commerce Commission engineering reports used to develop railroad property investment. These studies were used in variable, avoidable, and stand-alone cost presentations.
Previous Related Experience – In her final year at Florida State, Ms. Reid participated in special topics course in conjunction with the Florida Energy Consortium/FSU Institute for Energy Systems., Economics and Sustainability (IESES) on the Economics of Energy, the Environment and Sustainability analyzing allowance trading systems, such as the Clean Air Act Acid Rail Program and California’s RECLAIM program. She also analyzed a Tallahassee City ordinance, that prohibits the building or acquisition of electricity from a coal fired power plant, by the City Utility, thereby limiting the diversification of energy resources. Ms. Reid was a summer intern with L. E. Peabody & Associates, Inc.
Ms. Reid received a Bachelor of Arts degree, cum laude, in Economics (with concentrations in Sustainable Energy and International Economics) and in International Affairs (with concentrations in Economics and Spanish) from Florida State University in 2010.