Seminar Summaries

Aldy, Joe. February 2, 2015. Belt and Suspenders and More: The Incremental Impact of Energy Efficiency Subsidies in the Presence of Existing Policy Instruments 

Aldy, Joe. March 25, 2013. The Effects of Energy Subsidies in Developing Countries.

Aldy, Joe. February 6, 2017. The Great Swap: Addressing Climate Change with a Carbon Tax.

Aldy, Joe. October 29, 2018.  The Political Economy of pricing Carbon in a 2°C World.

Ansolabehere, Stephen. September 16, 2013. Regulating emissions: What do Americans want?

Aziz, Michael. November 10, 2014. An Organic Mega Flow Battery for Utility-scale Energy Storage

Belaia, Mariia. December 4, 2017. Mitigation Versus Solar Geoengineering: The Role of Time Preference.

Binz, Christian. April 27, 2015. Low-carbon leapfrogging and globalization: How China developed its solar PV industry.

Bowring, Joe. October 16, 2017. Can Wholesale Power Markets Survive Subsidies?

Brearley, Jonathan. September 23, 2013. UK Power Market Reforms—A Retreat from Markets? 

Bresler, Stu. November 20, 2017. Advancing Zero Emissions Objectives Through PJM’s Wholesale Electricity Markets.

Bunn, Matt. April 12, 2018. Nuclear Energy in Decarbonizing China’s Energy System: Loosening Constraints, Managing Risks.

Bunn, Matt and Joe Lassiter (Henry Lee, moderator). April 18, 2016. Nuclear Energy: Obstacles and Possibilities

Buonocore, Jonathan. November 30, 2015. Health and Climate Benefits of Different Energy-efficiency and Renewable Energy Choices.

Burkhart, Kate, Susan Hackley, Jennifer Hatch, and William Moomaw. March 30, 2015. Managing Arctic Resources.

Caramanis, Michael. September 21, 2015. Extending Locational Marginal Cost Pricing to Retail Electricity Markets and Distributed Energy Resources.

Casey, Keith. October 19, 2015. The Western Energy Imbalance Market.

Chan, Gabe and Joern Huenteler. November 17, 2014. Financing wind energy deployment in China through the Clean Development Mechanism.

Chang, Judy. September 22, 2014. EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan: Implications for States and the Electricity Industry.

Chao, Hung-po. March 26, 2018. Challenges for Getting the Prices Right in PJM’s Wholesale Electricity Markets

Chen, Cuicui. November 26, 2018.  The Value of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage.

Chen, Xinyu. March 28, 2016. Renewable Power Integration in China.

Cicala, Steve. February 12, 2018. Imperfect Markets Versus Imperfect Regulation in U.S. Electricity Generation.

Cohen, Armond. September 15, 2014. Climate Realism.

Davidson, Michael. February 26, 2018. Creating Markets for Wind Electricity in China: An Analysis of Grid and Institutional Causes of Curtailment.

Denholm, Paul. October 27, 2014. Energy Storage: Its value to the grid and ongoing policy challenges to deployment and support of renewable energy.

Diamond, Robbie, Carl Pope, and Carol Lee Rawn. November 4, 2013. Panel argues for the economic benefits of reducing dependence on oil,

Doblnger, Claudia. October 3, 2016. Governments as Partners: The Role of Collaboration in US Cleantech Startup Innovation.

Doniger, David. October 6, 2014. Legal and Policy Perspectives on EPA’s Proposed Clean Power Plan.

Filippini, Massimo. September 10, 2018. The Energy Efficiency Gap, Bounded Rationality, and the Role of Energy-related Financial Literacy.

Fisher, Travis. September 24, 2018. State Policies and Wholesale Electricity Markets

Flaim, Theresa. September 30, 2013. Twenty Years of Electricity Market Reform.

Ford, Michael. October 22, 2018. The Case for a Slow and Steady “Tortoise” Approach for US Nuclear Research and Development.

Goldstein, Anna. September 18, 2017. Investigating ARPA-E as a Model for Energy Innovation Funding 

Goldthau, Andreas. October 20, 2014. Prospects for shale gas development in Eastern Europe

Gordon, Deborah.  December 3, 2018. The Oil Climate Index. HaCohen, Orit Farkash. September 26, 2016. Get the Structure Right: Lessons from the Israeli Energy Market.

Helveston, John. October 2, 2017. Vehicle Electrification in China: Preferences, Policy, and Technology Trajectories

Hogan, Bill. September 29, 2014. Clean Energy Technologies: Learning by Doing and Learning by Waiting.

Hoppmann, Joern. March 11, 2013. Postdoctoral Fellow Joern Hoppmann on Feed-in Tariffs and Clean Energy.

Houser, Trevor. October 1, 2018. Using Big Data to Quantify the Economic Impacts of Climate Change.

Huenteler, Joern. February 24, 2014. Maximizing the Effectiveness of Support for Energy Technology Innovations

Huenteler, Joern and Gabe Chan. November 17, 2014. Financing wind energy deployment in China through the Clean Development Mechanism.

Jenkins, Jesse. September 17, 2018. Why Distributed? How to Think about the Value and Cost of Distributed Energy Resources.

Jorgenson, Dale. December 2, 2013. The Double Dividend--Can A Carbon Price Be Good for the U.S. Economy?

Karplus, Valerie. March 4, 2019.  Smoke and Mirrors: Did China’s Environmental Crackdowns Lead to Persistent Changes in Polluting Firm Behavior?

Kavulla, Travis. December 5, 2016. How Should Regulators Incorporate Claims of External Values into Utility Prices?

Keith, David. April 14, 2014. Geoengineering the Climate.

Keith, David. November 3, 2014. How important is energy storage for decarbonization?

Keith, David. April 4, 2016. Solar Geoengineering: An Update and Case for Research. 

Kleinberg, Robert. March 19, 2018. Methane: A Uniquely Difficult Greenhouse Gas Mitigation Problem.

Konschnik, Kate. February 29, 2016. Clean Power Plan Model Rules: Pathways for Implementation.

Kopits, Elizabeth. March 31, 2014.  The Social Cost of Carbon in Federal Rulemaking.

Kotchen, Matthew. March 27, 2017. Which Social Cost of Carbon?

Lassiter, Joe and Matt Bunn. (Henry Lee, moderator). April 18, 2016. Nuclear Energy: Obstacles and Possibilities

Levinson, Arik. April 20, 2015. How Much Energy Do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California.

Liu, Zhu. A Different Way to Look at Carbon Emissions in China.

LoPrete, Chiara. November 5, 2018. California’s Cap-and-Trade Program and Emission Leakage: An Empirical Analysis.

LoPrete, Chiara. December 9, 2013. Virtual Electricity Markets, Real Manipulation?

Makovich, Larry. October 26, 2015. Assessing Global Power Sector Climate Policy Initiatives 

Malkawi, Ali. October 30, 2017. HouseZero: A First-of-its-kind, Ultra-efficient Retrofit.

Mauzerall, Denise. April 23, 2018. Potential Air Pollution, Health and Climate Implications of China’s Energy Future.

McElroy, Michael. November 7, 2016. Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future. 

Melgar, Lourdes. November 21, 2016. Mexico's Energy Reform.

Metcalf, Gib. February 27, 2017. Competitiveness Issues with a Carbon Tax.

Miettinen, Pasi. February 11, 2019. Surprising Insights from Electricity Customer Micro Data

Moore, Scott. April 1, 2013. China's Water-Energy Nexus. 

Moot, John. September 15, 2015. Subsidies, Climate Change, Electric Markets and FERC.

Morey, Mathew. March 7, 2016. Retail Choice in Electricity: What Have we Learned in 20 Years?

Morrow, Holly. September 8, 2014 Lessons Learned about Unconventional Energy: Cases from around the World.

Narayanamurti, Venkatesh. October 31, 2016. Cycles of Invention and Discovery: Implications for Energy Policy.

Nocera, Daniel. March 4, 2013. “Frugal Innovation” for the Power Sector

O'Neill, Richard. April 3, 2017. U.S. Natural Gas Market Evolution.

O'Sullivan, Frank. March 2, 2015. Public Policy and the U.S. Solar Industry.

Park, Jisung. September 11, 2017. Will We Adapt? Labor Productivity and Adaptation to Climate Change in the United States

Parsons, John. September 28, 2015.  When Financial Trading Only Makes Things Worse. (by John Parsons). 

Pavlovic, Jeffrey. March 21, 2016. Electricity Market Developments in Mexico.

Pérez-Arriaga, Ignacio. March 3, 2014. Rethinking Electricity Distribution Regulation.

Peskoe, Ari. January 26, 2015. Power Over Pollution: State Compliance Strategies for EPA’s Clean Power Plan

Peskoe, Ari. March 11, 2019. Legal Controversies about State Clean Energy Policies in Courts and at FERC

Poneman, Dan. October 23, 2017. American Energy Policy: The Search for Common Ground.

Pope, Susan. November 19, 2018. Competitive Electricity Markets: Ontario's Journey to LMP.

Ruppel, Carolyn. November 2, 2015. Gas Hydrates as an Energy Source.

Santen, Nidhi. April 29, 2013. Investing in Energy without a Crystal Ball: Postdoctoral Research Fellow Nidhi Santen on Power Sector Technology Investment Planning Under Uncertainty.

Schrag, Dan. November 9, 2015. Where are We Heading? Pondering the Likelihood of Alternative Carbon Emissions Pathways

Sieminski, Adam. March 10, 2014. The U.S. Energy Outlook.

Singh, Harry. October 5, 2015. Financial Trading in Electricity Markets.

Skalamera, Morena. April 6, 2015. Sino-Russian Cooperation in Natural Gas.

Sotkiewicz, Paul. March 9, 2015. PJM’s Economic Analysis of the EPA Clean Power Plan.

Stavins, Robert. February 22, 2016. The Paris Agreement: Climate Change Policy in the Post-2020 World.

Steinmann, Walter. April 7, 2014. Promoting Renewable Energy Technologies: Beyond Traditional Financial Incentives.

Stock, Jim. February 25, 2019. The Cost of Reducing Geenhouse Gas Emissions.

Strapasson, Alexandre. March 20, 2017. Limits of Bioenergy for Carbon Mitigation.

Tolmasquim, Mauricio. February 13, 2017. The Brazilian Power Sector.

Van Maasakkers, Mattijs. March 24, 2014. The Water-Energy Nexus in Oman and Abu Dhabi.

Wagner, Gernot. March 6, 2017. Carbon Prices, Preferences, and the Timing of Uncertainty.

Wagner, Gernot. October 24, 2016. Confronting Deep and Persistent Climate Change Uncertainty.

Wang, Pu. April 10, 2017. California and Guangdong: A tale of two cap-and-trade programs.

Wang, Pu. April 25, 2016. Efficiency and equity implications of China’s national cap-and-trade system

Weitzman, Martin. November 6, 2017. On a World Climate Assembly and the Social Cost of Carbon.

Wolfram, Catherine. February 8, 2016. Default Effects, Follow-on Behavior, and Welfare in Residential Electricity Pricing Programs

Yu, Kaho. May 2, 2016. Energy Cooperation in China’s “One Belt One Road” Initiative