Synapse Welcomes Nina Peluso and Jamie Hall!

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As Synapse bids farewell to another New England summer, we also welcome two new staff members. We're thrilled to have Nina Peluso and Jamie Hall join the Synapse team!

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Nina Peluso is a researcher and consultant with a range of experience from energy systems modeling to policy development. Prior to Synapse, Ms. Peluso served as a research assistant on ICF’s wholesale power markets team within the utility planning group. In that role, she worked with both domestic and international clients modeling regional power systems and researching long-term capacity expansion using the Integrated Planning Model (IPM). Nina also spent a summer as a member of DTE Energy’s Policy, Strategy & Advocacy team, where she performed detailed legislative analysis, processed internal policy stances, and provided support to company executives on questions of policy development and implementation. Ms. Peluso holds a BA in Public Policy from the University of Michigan’s Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, where she focused in energy systems policy and minored in complex systems and science, technology & society.

Jamie Hall is a consultant and researcher who has experience working on a range of topics in the field of energy, including modern rate design, utility finance, load forecasting, energy efficiency, and demand response. Before joining Synapse, Mr. Hall worked as a research analyst at the Brattle Group where he worked with utilities and energy companies in addressing issues in the current energy landscape. He holds a BS in Economics and Earth & Environmental Sciences from Wesleyan University.