Other Publications

Economic Policy Challenges Facing California's Next Governor: Electricity Policy Reform

May 2020

Californians like to think of themselves as environmentally conscious and forward-thinking. The state’s energy and environmental policies reflect these sentiments.

Long-Term Resource Adequacy with Significant Intermittent Renewables

March 2020

The electricity supply industry in a low-carbon world will have over 50 percent share of intermittent renewables.

Events

COVID-19 and the Future of Energy Markets: Will Coal Remain Dominant?

May 19, 2020

 Virtual Seminar via ZoomRegister hereWelcome Remarks: Mike McFaul, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Professor of International...

Field Research Trip | Energy Production and the Environment in Canada Info Session

March 23, 2018

Looking for a research opportunity this summer? Already have an internship? No problem!

Energy Production and the Environment in Canada Info Session

March 2, 2018

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Projects

Non-Intermittent Zero-Carbon Technologies

 Because the intermittency of wind and solar will become a major challenge once they supply large shares of total electricity generation, decarbonization efforts will likely require important...
English

Energy Market Game

PESD has developed a web-based game that allows players to take on the roles of electricity generating companies (“gencos”), electricity retailers, or vertically-integrated utilities in electricity...
English

Climate Change Policy

Dramatically reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector is likely to be expensive, but sound public policy can ensure that any investments in this area yield the greatest possible...
English

Multimedia

Thurber talks coal in Australia

December 2018

PESD Associate Director Mark Thurber visited Monash University in Melbourne, Australia in November where he discussed his forthcoming book, Coal (coming in May 2019 from Polity Press), in a public lecture.

People

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