Karl Meeusen, Ph.D.
Karl Meeusen, Ph.D. – Dr. Meeusen works in the CAISO’s Markets and Infrastructure Policy group as the Senior Advisor – Infrastructure and Regulatory Policy, a position he has held since 2016. He has been a core member of the CAISO’s policy team since 2011. Dr. Meeusen develops and evaluates new wholesale electricity market designs for a variety of issues related to the CAISO’s ongoing efforts to integrate renewable resources into the CAISO electricity market and electric grid, including changing resource adequacy needs to accommodate the increased presence of renewable resources and maintaining flexible capacity resources for resource integration. Prior to joining the CAISO, Dr. Meeusen served as Energy Advisor to CPUC President Michael Peevey, advising on issues such as resource adequacy, long-term resource procurement, demand response, and FERC related issues. Dr. Meeusen’s experience prior to joining the CPUC, included research positions at the National Regulatory Research Institute and the U.S Department of Justice, Antitrust Division, and independent consulting. Dr. Meeusen has a Ph.D. in Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics from The Ohio State University.