Energy and Climate Policy

Recent Scholarly Publications

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Market Design in a Zero Marginal Cost Intermittent Renewable Future

June 2020

The basic features of an efficient short-term wholesale market design do not need to change to accommodate a significantly larger share of zero marginal cost intermittent renewable energy from wind...

An Experimental Comparison of Carbon Pricing Under Uncertainty in Electricity Markets

May 2020

We report on an economic experiment that compares outcomes in electricity markets subject to carbon-tax and cap-and-trade policies.

Retail Pricing in Colombia to Support the Efficient Deployment of Distributed Generation and Electric Vehicles

April 2020

Electricity tariff reforms will be an essential part of the clean energy transition. Existing tariffs rely on average cost pricing and often set a price per unit that exceeds marginal cost.

What Determines Climate Policy Preferences if Reducing Greenhouse-Gas Emissions Is a Global Public Good?

February 2020

Many international policy problems, including climate change, have been characterized as global public goods.

Locational Marginal Network Tariffs for Intermittent Renewable Generation

November 2019

The variability of solar and wind generation increases transmission network operating costs associated with maintaining system stability.

Transformation and Modernization of the Wholesale Electricity Market in Colombia

August 2019

This report provides recommendations on the six topic areas in the transformation and modernization theme “Competition, participation and structure of the electricity market.” These are: (1)...

Measuring the Impact of Own and Others' Experience on Project Costs in the U.S. Wind Generation Industry

July 2019

We investigate the relationship between accumulated experience completing wind power projects and the cost of installing wind projects in the U.S. from 2001-2015.

The rise in global biodiesel production: Implications for food security

December 2017

Policies that promote biofuels in major agricultural economies raise important questions for food prices and food security at local to global scales.

The political economy of biodiesel in an era of low oil prices

May 2017

Global biodiesel production grew by 23% per annum between 2005 and 2015, leading to a seven-fold expansion of the sector in a single decade.

Electricity Market Design and Renewables Integration in Developing Countries

February 2017

This paper identifies the key features of successful electricity market designs that are particularly relevant to the experience of low-income countries.

Assessing the Impact of the Diffusion of Shale Oil and Gas Technology on the Global Coal Market

September 2016

A spatial equilibrium model of the world coal market is developed that accounts for coal to natural gas switching in the electricity sector in the United States and Europe, the potential for China...

Perspectives on Complex Global Challenges: Education, Energy, Healthcare, Security, and Resilience

July 2016

This book discusses issues in large-scale systems in the United States and around the world.

The Economic and Environmental Benefits of Integrating International Coal and Natural Gas Markets

October 2013

Unconventional natural gas and the technologies developed to extract it in the U.S.

People

Roz low res 9 11 cropped Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor, by courtesy, Economics, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
Trevor Davis Aug2011 Trevor L. Davis Postdoctoral Scholar
Chris Dunlap Christopher Dunlap Affiliate
Rebecca Slayton Rebecca Slayton Affiliate
picture 62 1384135037 Quentin Grafton Affiliated scholar
ajha photo Akshaya Jha Faculty Affiliate at PESD