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, and Idaho State University. 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 Affiliates’ Paper Wins Charles Redd Award

EPI researchers Juliet Carlisle (University of Idaho), Stephanie Kane (Washington State University), David Solan (Boise State University), and Jeffrey Joe (Idaho National Laboratory) have won the Charles Redd Award for the Best Paper on the Politics of the American West. The paper was recently published in the September issue of Energy Research & Social Science as "Support for Solar Energy: Examining Sense of Place and Utility-scale Development in California." Article


EPI to host Marcus Peacock at Boise State University

EPI has teamed with Boise State University's Division of Research and Economic Development and BSU's Public Policy Research Center to bring Marcus Peacock to speak at Boise State. The conversation-style event, Budgeting, Performance, and the Upcoming Election, will be held in the Jordan Ballroom of the Student Union Building on BSU's campus, Tuesday, October 28th at 7:00 pm, and is free and open to the public. Marcus is an expert on federal budgeting, government performance systems, and energy and environmental issues.  More