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.

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.