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 Welcomes Jim Rogers as Keynote Speaker for 2015 EPRC

Jim Rogers was the chairman of the board at Duke Energy until his retirement on December 31, 2013. He also served as Duke Energy's president and CEO from April 2006 until July 1, 2013. During his 25 years as a CEO in the utility industry, Rogers engineered a series of acquisitions and mergers creating the largest electric utility in the U.S. In 2013, Rogers was awarded the Edison Electric Institute's Distinguished Leadership Award by industry peers. More.

EPI Awarded NuScale Power Contract

EPI has been awarded a contract from NuScale Power, a developer of small modular nuclear reactors, to analyze the potential "economies of small" over the life cycle of a plant.  EPI's David Solan and Dave Koehler will be collaborating with BSU Economics Associate Professor Geoff Black and the University of Idaho's  Fatih Aydogan (nuclear engineering) and Steven Peterson (Economics) on the project.