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January 21st, 2011

PESD receives $100K in research funding from EPRI

Announcement

The Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) awarded $100K to fund PESD's research project on "Transmission Planning to Support Renewable Energy at Scale and Enhance Wholesale Electricity Competition."



November 23rd, 2010

PESD receives smart grid research grant from Stanford's TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy

Announcement

The TomKat Center for Sustainable Energy has awarded four research grants totaling $1.2 million to Stanford University researchers for smart power grid related studies. One of the four grants went to a PESD-led project that will help regulators overcome barriers to the development of electricity transmission lines needed to facilitate renewable energy deployment. Read more »



October 13th, 2010

Wolak to be the keynote speaker at the 6th Singapore Electricity Roundtable 2010

Announcement

PESD Director Frank Wolak will be participating in the Singapore Electricity Roundtable 2010 hosted by Energy Market Company (EMC) as the keynote speaker, covering the challenges in developing regional electricity markets, as well as sit as an industry panelist. Read more »



June 22nd, 2010

Join us at our "Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World" conference

On September 7, 2010, the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development in collaboration with the Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School hosted an all-day conference on "Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World" in the Bechtel Conference Center. This conference featured presentations by leading researchers on the political, economic, and regulatory challenges associated with major climate policy instruments. +VIDEO+ +AUDIO+ Audio & Video transcripts available +PDF+ 6 presentations, conference agenda available
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June 9th, 2010

PESD Director Frank Wolak delivers keynote at Agrion Business Network for Energy Event

PESD Director Frank Wolak delivered his presentation on "Symmetric Treatment of Load and Generation: A Necessary Condition for Demand Response to Benefit Wholesale Market Efficiency and Manage Intermittency" in his keynote for Agrion's "The Missing Link: Constructing a Dynamic Pricing Plan for a Smarter Grid" event on June 9, 2010.




March 24th, 2010

An article by PESD research fellow Varun Rai and affiliated faculty David Victor featured in the First Quarter 2010 issue of IAEE Energy Forum

PESD research fellow Varun Rai and PESD affiliated faculty David Victor's article titled "Identifying Viable Options in Developing Countries for Climate Change Mitigation: The Case of India" offers a framework for identifying viable and credible climate change mitigation actions in developing countries. +HTML+ +PDF+
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March 15th, 2010

Bloomberg features PESD's research on Chinese wind CDM controversy

in the news: Bloomberg News on March 15, 2010

Bloomberg News features PESD's newest release, "Making Carbon Offsets Work in the Developing World: Lessons from the Chinese Wind Controversy" by researchers Gang He and Richard Morse. The article highlights Richard's comments on key findings and CDM reform options as the UN prepares to address the controversy in the coming weeks. Read more »




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