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ECONOMICS / POLICY

12-en-policyEnergy economics and energy policy fill the space between energy science and technology (S&T) and sustainability goals. The University of Illinois is a world leader in identification of key governing factors that impact and shape energy policies around the world. From research on energy management systems to an energy market with an increasing share of renewables, Illinois is at the forefront of policy research.

 

Areas of Research Focus

With their expertise on energy economics and energy policy, Illinois researchers are paving the way for the future of the sustainable energy market.

Some specific examples:

  • Electricity planning and analysis.
  • Competitive electricity markets and auction mechanisms.
  • Transmission services and pricing.
  • Integration of renewable energy into the energy mix.
  • Battery vehicle management.
  • Data center electricity supply, reliability, economics, and environmental issues.
  • Demand response resource analysis and evaluation.
  • Restructuring of the electricity business.
  • Energy system economics and public policy.
  • Renewable energy procurement/delivery for campus.
  • Climate action policies and international policy negotiations.
  • Techno-economic analysis.

Researchers

Joe A. Bradley

Joe A. Bradley

Product development and design

Business at Illinois profile

Ximing Cai

Ximing Cai

Hydraulic engineering

CEE Dept profile

Illinois Experts page

Tatyana Deryugina

Tatyana Deryugina

Climate change policy

Business at Illinois profile

Research page

Illinois Experts page

A. Bryan Endres

A. Bryan Endres

Biomass and biofuels

ACE Dept profile

Illinois Experts page

Sallie Greenberg

Sallie Greenberg

Carbon sequestration and climate change

Illinois State Geological Survey profile

Illinois Experts page

George Gross

George Gross

Power and energy systems

ECE Dept profile

Lab page

Illinois Experts page

Madhu Khanna

Madhu Khanna

Biomass and biofuels

ACE Dept profile

Illinois Experts page

Ben McCall

Ben McCall

Molecular ion spectroscopy

Chemistry Dept profile

Lab page

Illinois Experts page

Erica Myers

Erica Myers

Energy economics and environmental economics

ACE Dept profile

Lab page

Illinois Experts page

William H. Sanders

William H. Sanders

Secure energy systems

ECE Dept profile

TCIPG profile

Illinois Experts page

Clifford Singer

Clifford Singer

Nuclear power economics and policy

NPRE Dept profile

Political Science Dept profile

Ashlynn Stillwell

Ashlynn Stillwell

Hydraulic engineering

CEE Dept profile

Lab page

Illinois Experts page

James Stubbins

James Stubbins

Nuclear power

NPRE Dept profile

Lab page

Illinois Experts page

Scott Willenbrock

Scott Willenbrock

Elementary particle theory

Physics Dept profile

Lab page

Illinois Experts page

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