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October 31st, 2011

Frank A. Wolak leads panel discussion on Financial Transmission Rights, Virtual Trading

PESD director Frank Wolak presented in two sessions of the 4th annual Platt’s Nodal Trader conference in New York City on October 25-26, 2011. Read more »



September 29th, 2011

PESD study assesses cookstove business models in India

A PESD study just released in Energy Policy found that stove businesses are challenging but feasible with deep financial backing and managerial acumen. However, such businesses struggle to make a serious dent in the household-level indoor air pollution problem that motivated many to pursue improved biomass stoves in the first place. Read more »



September 28th, 2011

Wolak testifies before Little Hoover Commission of the California State Legislature

PESD director Frank A. Wolak accepted an invitation to participate in the first public hearing The Little Hoover Commission (a bipartisan independent state oversight agency) has scheduled to examine the coordination among the state's related organizations and federal agencies with energy-related activities. Read more »


Morse to speak at the UT Energy Symposium

Richard K. Morse is the invited speaker for the UT Energy Symposium on November 3, 2011 about international coal markets -focusing on coal, climate, and China. Read more »



August 31st, 2011

Morse debates US coal exports in NRDC's magazine

Appearing in the NRDC's OnEarth Magazine, Richard Morse debates how new US coal exports would impact international energy markets and carbon emissions. Read more »



July 15th, 2011

PESD director Frank A. Wolak talks energy with Japanese CEOs and former PM

Wolak will be traveling to Japan for a one-day symposium in Tokyo put on by the Center for International Public Policy Studies entitled “Can Japan have a new economic paradigm after the catastrophic quake and tsunami on 11th March?” Read more »



July 5th, 2011

Thurber, Hults, Heller publish "Norwegian Model" study in Energy Policy

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In their Energy Policy article, entitled "Exporting the ‘Norwegian Model': The effect of administrative design on oil sector performance," PESD researchers Mark Thurber, David Hults, and Patrick Heller present work casting doubt on the idea that imitating best practices from Norway is necessarily the best route to improved oil sector performance for other countries. +HTML+ +PDF+
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