Rose Anderson

Principal Associate


MS Science in Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of California, Davis

BA International Political Economy, University of Puget Sound

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Rose Anderson is an economist with nine years of experience in the energy industry. Before starting at Synapse Ms. Anderson served as Senior Economist in the Planning Division at the Oregon Public Utility Commission, where she led the review of gas and electric utility Integrated Resource Plans and provided testimony in rate cases and power cost filings. Her work helped achieve the best balance of cost and risk for customers in long-term plans and helped set expectations for coal fuel supply practices and economic generator dispatch in power cost proceedings. Areas of focus at the Oregon Commission included economic and policy analysis of large thermal generators, capacity expansion modeling, production cost modeling, FERC transmission tariffs, and natural gas utility decarbonization. Previously, Ms. Anderson was an Analyst in the Rates Division of the Oregon Commission and a Research Associate at McCullough Research, an energy consulting firm. 

Rose has a B.A. in International Political Economy from the University of Puget Sound and an M.S. in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California, Davis.