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INSTITUTE FOR SUSTAINABILITY, ENERGY, AND ENVIRONMENT
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

 

 

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

Subhonmesh Bose

Subhonmesh Bose

Power and energy systems

Joe A. Bradley

Joe A. Bradley

Product development and design

Ximing Cai

Ximing Cai

Hydraulic engineering

Peter Christensen

Peter Christensen

Economics and policy

Tatyana Deryugina

Tatyana Deryugina

Climate change policy

A. Bryan Endres

A. Bryan Endres

Biomass and biofuels

Sallie Greenberg

Sallie Greenberg

Carbon sequestration and climate change

George Gross

George Gross

Power and energy systems

Madhu Khanna

Madhu Khanna

Biomass and biofuels

Erica Myers

Erica Myers

Energy economics and environmental economics

William H. Sanders

William H. Sanders

Secure energy systems

Clifford Singer

Clifford Singer

Nuclear power economics and policy

Ashlynn Stillwell

Ashlynn Stillwell

Hydraulic engineering

James Stubbins

James Stubbins

Nuclear power

Scott Willenbrock

Scott Willenbrock

Elementary particle theory

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