Haas Economics of Energy and the Environment Executive Education Course Offered May 23rd/24th

Registration is open for the UC Berkeley’s Energy Institute at Haas Economics of Energy and the Environment Executive Education Course. See more details below:

Economics of Energy and the Environment
Executive Education Course
 
 May 23 – 24, 2016
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, CA 97420 
 
Early registration discount ends on Friday, May 13, 2016
 
 
Course Description:
Energy market operations and environmental regulation have increasingly become intertwined. An understanding of one is crucial for a complete understanding of the other. Drawing heavily on the tools of economics, this course will cover the fundamental concepts behind various approaches to environmental regulation and their impacts on energy markets. The consequences of various regulatory strategies will be examined in the context of the continuing changes in the organization and regulation of energy markets.
Day One: Monday, May 23
Session 1:  Energy Externalities
Session 2:  Energy Efficiency Concepts
Session 3:  Energy Efficiency Evaluation
Session 4:  Economics of Renewable Energy
Day Two: Tuesday, May 24 
Session 5:  Regulating the Environment: Standards versus Taxes versus Caps
Session 6:  Economics of Cap-and-Trade 

Session 7:  Utility of the Future and Retail Rate Design

Session 8:  Recent Developments in Electricity Markets 
   
Instructors  
Severin Borenstein, E.T. Grether Professor of Business Administration and Public Policy at the Haas School of Business, U.C. Berkeley
James Bushnell, Professor, Department of Economics, U.C. Davis
Meredith Fowlie, Associate Professor and Class of 1935 Endowed Chair in Energy in the Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics, U.C. Berkeley 
 
Cost for Two-Day Course:
Government/Non-Profit rate
$625 (early registration on or before May 13, 2016)
$675 (registration on or after May 14, 2016)
Private sector rate

$1,625 (early registration on or before May 13, 2016)

$1,675 (registration on or after May 14, 2016)

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