Amlan Saha has a decade of experience in energy policy and economics, specializing in the electric and gas sectors. He has provided strategic advice to governmental agencies, companies, think tanks, and other organizations on regulatory matters and market structure issues of electric utilities, economic implications of environmental regulations, cap and trade system design, and wholesale electricity market development.
Amlan has co-authored multiple expert reports on behalf of members of the Clean Energy Group (CEG), a coalition of U.S. power companies that share a commitment to responsible environmental stewardship. His recent work includes leading the development of an economic model to evaluate the impact on power plants of several new environmental regulations, assessing the effects of power plant retirements on electric system reliability, and estimating the consequences of a variety of environmental allowance allocation mechanisms on retail electricity rates. His reports have been cited widely, including at proceedings of the U.S. Congress and by the New York Times.
Amlan holds an MA in public policy and international security from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, an MBA in finance and economics from l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales (HEC Paris), and a Bachelors (with honors) in electrical engineering from the National University of Singapore. He also studied international trade law at the Harvard Law School.
Before moving to the Boston area in 2006, Amlan lived in India, Singapore, France, Switzerland, and Thailand. In addition to English, he speaks a bit of Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, French, German, and Thai.