Energy Overview

An abundance of cheap, fossil energy has made the modern economy possible. Today's challenge is retrofitting global energy infrastructure with renewables—making the transition to a clean energy economy. The dilemmas posed by this transition are novel, multidisciplinary and wickedly complex. They also present immense opportunity.

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Patrick McDonnell
Director of Conservation and Load Management at United Illuminating
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Lucas Johnson
MBA , 2018
Master of Environmental Management , 2018
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The Impact of Government Policies on the Mix of Intermittent & Dispatchable Sources of Electricity Generation
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Seminar in Environmental and Natural Resource Economics
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Internal Carbon Pricing: Practical Experiences from the Private Sector
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Building Climate Resilience in Native American Communities
Article from the Clean Energy Finance Forum
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As interest grows, Yale Carbon Charge leads the way in studying carbon pricing
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Former Obama Strategist Shifts Focus To a New Movement: Solar Adoption
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Market Strategies for Renewable Thermal Technologies in New England
Apr 27, 2017
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Supporting EV Commercialization with Rebates
Apr 20, 2017
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Renewable Energy in India: Getting to the Targets
Apr 13, 2017
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