Energy Market Design — New Research and Policy Approaches
Energy market design is key to efficiently decarbonizing the power system. This webinar discussed ongoing policy questions and the latest research on how different market designs could affect clean energy outcomes. The recording is available here.
- Sarah Ladin (Moderator) is an Attorney at the Institute for Policy Integrity focusing on energy policy, particularly regulation of interstate gas infrastructure. Sarah previously worked as a fellow at the Environmental Defense Fund and clerked for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel.
- Dr. Catherine Hausman is an Associate Professor of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economics Research. She is currently working on a multidisciplinary research project that examines the impact of storage additions on transmission system frequency regulation.
- Dr. Chiara Lo Prete is an Associate Professor of Energy Economics at the Pennsylvania State University, where her research integrates economics, optimization, and statistics to examine market structures that provide incentives for efficient operation and investment decisions in the electric power sector. She is currently studying the impact of variable wind generation on transmission systems.
- Valerie Teeter is the Deputy Director of the Office of Energy Market Regulation at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. She most recently served as Senior Manager for Federal Regulatory Affairs at Exelon Corporation, where she formulated policy positions on issues including transmission planning and electric infrastructure resilience.
This webinar is co-sponsored by Policy Integrity and the Environmental Defense Fund, and is part of an ongoing series highlighting research funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation in the electricity transmission and distribution space. Stay tuned for upcoming events!