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

Graduate Assistantship Applications Now Being Accepted

EPI is accepting applications to fill upcoming Graduate Assistant (GA) positions. Well-qualified applicants will have a strong understanding of research methods and be able to gather and analyze academic literature. EPI is interested in applications from all graduate programs and disciplines.

EPI's GAs receive a competitive stipend (at least $6,825) for each semester, and cover all of your tuition and student fees. The appointment requires a 20-hour per week committment for research activities at EPI. For additional information and how to apply, click here.