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Gas-fired generation in a high-renewables world

June 2018

Are gas and renewables good for each other, or are they on a collision course?  We explored this question using a multi-player, web-based game.

Retail Pricing to Support the 21st Century Distribution Grid

November 2017

Abstract As an increasing number of California households install solar panels, the current approach to retail electricity pricing makes it harder for the state’s utilities to recover their costs....

The costs of fossil-free development

March 2017

Climage change is a serious global threat with impacts that are already being felt.

Why Isn't Natural Gas in India's Climate Strategy?

September 2016

A Revenue Neutral Carbon Tax for Stanford (Not Divesting Coal)

May 2014

Last week, Stanford's Board of Trustees announced that the university would not directly invest funds from its endowment in coal mining companies.

Frank Wolak: Tight electricity regulation only sensible option

April 2014

The desire to "reboot" the New Zealand electricity supply industry is understandable, but it is almost certainly not the best course of action.

Be Part of the Solution

April 2013

If regulators and utilities want to avoid future consumer backlash from smart grid investments, they should adopt retail pricing policies best suited to maximizing the consumer benefits from smart...

Regulatory Barriers to Lowering the Carbon Content of Energy Services

May 2010

A preliminary list of regulatory barriers that restrain the commercialization of technologies that would reduce the carbon content of energy services consumed in the United States.At the request of...

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Mark's profile picture Mark C. Thurber Associate Director for Research at PESD, Social Science Research Scholar