About the Energy Policy Institute & Center for Advanced Energy Studies

The Energy Policy Institute is an integral part of the Center for Advanced Energy Studies (CAES), which is a public/private partnership between the Idaho National Laboratory, Boise State University, the University of Idaho, Idaho State University, and the University of Wyoming. EPI provides robust and timely research that meets the challenges of an increasingly carbon-constrained economy, which include the need for energy and environmental security, as well as sustainable economic development. More



EPI’s Annual Conference Provides Symposium Issue for The Electricity Journal

EPI partnered with Elsevier's The Electricity Journal to select ten papers for publication in their November 2014 issue. Papers were chosen from EPI's 4th Annual Energy Policy Research Conference (EPRC), which was held on September 4-5, 2014 in San Francisco, CA. Highlights from the event included a keynote address from former Department of Energy Secretary Stephen Chu; over sixty paper presentations from industry, national laboratories, academia, and non-profit organizations; and the annual conference networking reception.  More

EPI Welcomes Sydney Fox as our new Business Manager

Sydney joined the Energy Policy Institute team in October 2014 as the Business Manager, providing fiscal and grants management, as well as office administration.

Sydney received her Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Boise State University (2013) and is pursuing her Master's degree in Public Administration at Boise State University.

Sydney brings five years of experience at Boise State working in the College of Education as a Program Manager. Prior to that experience, Sydney worked for the Idaho Attorney General in the Consumer Protection and Civil Litigation division.