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Energy Working Group: Shale Gas in China: Hype and Reality

May 9, 2012

In recent years, natural gas prices in the United States have gone from historic highs of over $12 per mmBtu in the summer of 2008, to under $2.50/mmBtu in 2012.

Energy Working Group: Supply Function Equilibrium and its Policy Implications for Wholesale Electricity Markets

November 4, 2011

PESD visiting scholar Pär Holmberg from the Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Stockholm led this Energy Working Group talk.

Transmission Policies to Unlock America's Renewable Energy Resources

September 15, 2011

On behalf of PESD, Stanford co-hosts PIE, TomKat, and SIEPR, and external sponsors Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and the Kauffman Foundation, convened an all-day conference on September 15 on ...

Energy Working Group: Modeling the World Steam Coal Market: To What Extent Does China Exercise Monopsony Power?

February 16, 2011

This EWG talk will highlight PESD's first analysis using our new coal model by demonstrating how it can be used to analyze the effects of China's import behavior on world thermal coal consumption....

Energy Market Company's Singapore Electricity Roundtable

October 28, 2010

PESD Director Frank Wolak will be delivering the keynote address at the 6th Singapore Electricity Roundtable 2010.

Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World

September 7, 2010

The Program on Energy and Sustainable Development in collaboration with Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School hosted a special conference on Climate Policy...

The Missing Link: Constructing a Dynamic Pricing Plan for a Smarter Grid

June 9, 2010

PESD Director Frank Wolak will be delivering the keynote address at Agrion Business Network for Energy's panel discussion - The Missing Link: Constructing a Dynamic Pricing Plan for a Smarter Grid

CalCEF Angel Network: Investing in Electricity, The Ultimate Commodity?

April 15, 2010

PESD Director and the Holbrook Working Professor of Commodity Price Studies Frank Wolak will be attending the CalCEF Angel Network meeting on "Investing in Electricity, The Ultimate Commodity?" as...

15th Annual POWER Conference on Energy Research and Policy

March 18, 2010

UC Berkeley's the Energy Institute at Haas holds an annual research conference on energy research and policy.

Why the United States has yet to Benefit from Electricity Industry Re-structuring

April 29, 2009

Frank Wolak discusses restructuring of the electricity industry in the U.S. using examples from California and explains the problems involved in energy market design.

SLAC Colloquium: Reconciling the Rapid Growth of Coal and CO2 Emissions in Global Energy Markets

March 23, 2009

PESD research associate Richard K. Morse will present "Reconciling the Rapid Growth of Coal and CO2 Emissions in Global Energy Markets."

Frontiers of Research on Low Income Energy

February 24, 2009

Workshop Focus With around 2 billion people using biomass as their primary energy source, and 1.6 billion people without access to electricity, there are many unanswered questions on how to best...

Incentive Mechanisms for Electricity Transmission Expansion

January 27, 2009

Electricity transmission pricing and transmission grid expansion have received increasing regulatory and analytical attention in recent years.

Indian Gas

October 31, 2007

PESD has concluded a two year collaborative study on the Indian natural gas market with three India research groups- A.T.

Electricity and the Human Prospect Conference

December 8, 2004

During the 20th century electricity spread from tiny islands of experimental service to become the world's most important energy carrier.

Electricity Reforms in India: Firm Choices, Emerging Markets, and Externalities

September 23, 2004

With our partners at the Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad), PESD hosted a conference on the 23rd and 24th of Sept.

State-Level Electricity Reforms: Impacts on Technology, Institutions and Environment

April 7, 2003

Inaugural workshop of the joint IIM/A-Stanford study on electricity sector reforms in India.

People

Frank Wolak Senior Fellow Professor, Economics
Mark C. Thurber Associate Director for Research
Trevor L. Davis PhD Candidate
Ivan Korolev PhD Candidate
Chris Bruegge PhD Candidate
Akshaya Jha Assistant Professor at Carnegie Mellon University
Kathy Lung Operations Manager