Why is this research important?
Through research collaborations, EPI’s Annual Energy Policy Research Conference, and more than 30 funded peer-reviewed publications and reports, EPI seeks to inform and educate policymakers and other stakeholders to aid them in making decisions about energy.
Current Research Projects
EPI has performed more than $4 million in funded research from the US Department of Energy, the National Science Foundation, the Western Governors’ Association, the State of Idaho, international organizations, non-profits, and industry.
Select Projects include:
- NSF grants to study transmission planning and the integration of renewable energy in Regional Transmission Organizations;
- The economics of Small Modular Reactors; and
- PVMapper – Decision support software to analyze technical considerations and social risk in siting utility-scale solar.
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Online software tool for photovoltaic projects.