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 Affiliates published in 'Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews'

Congratulations to EPI Affiliates, Geoffrey Black, Meredith A. Taylor Black, EPI Director David Solan, and David Shropshire on their journal article, featured in the March 2015 issue of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. Their article, Carbon Free Energy Development and the Role of Small Modular Reactors: A Review and Decision Framework for Deployment in Developing Countries, reviews the features and viability of small modular reactors (SMRs) to meet increasing energy capacity needs and develops a decision support framework to evaluate market conditions  for SMR deployment to emerging economies.

Call for Paper Proposals is Now Open for the 2015 EPRC Conference

We are especially looking for panels and papers that highlight: The Future of Coal, Regulation and Regionalization, Market Design & Implementation, Small Modular Reactors, and Renewables Integration

We are also seeking innovative panel subjects and papers that include but are not limited toAdvanced Manufacturing, Natural Gas, Hydrogen, Geopolitics & Energy, Microgrids, Electricity Markets, Energy R&D, Energy Storage, Smart Grid, Cybersecurity, Nuclear Power, Public Lands, Wind, Solar, Geothermal, Distributed Energy, Energy Efficiency, Life Cycle Analysis, Transportation, Energy & Water Nexus, Energy Efficiency, Oil, Bioenergy, Climate Change, and Individual and household behavior


Submit your paper proposal today!