Based at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, the Harvard Electricity Policy Group (HEPG) was founded in 1993 in response to ongoing changes in the US electricity industry.


HEPG maintains an extensive Research Library on electricity issues. The most recent postings are listed below.
Dates indicate when items were completed, presented or published, and not the posting dates. 

Rapporteur's Report, HEPG Eighty-Seventh Plenary Session, June 2017

Ashley Brown presentations at UNCTAD's Multi-Year Expert Meeting on Trade, Services and Development. Geneva, Switzerland; July, 2017.
-Macro and Regulatory Policies and Institutions Essential for Optimization of Services 
-Toolkit for Assessing Power Sector Regulatory Issue
-The Essential Nature of Energy Service to Economies and Human Well-Being

Ashley Brown NPR Interview on solar issues, July 7, 2017

O’Sullivan, Meghan; Overland, Indra; Sandalow, David et al.  Working paper: The Geopolitics of Renewable Energy. The Geopolitics of Energy Project Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Harvard Kennedy School; Center on Global Energy Policy Columbia University, June 2017.

Peter J. Wilcoxen; Warwick J. McKibbin; Adele C. Morris; Weifeng Liu. Working Paper: The Role of Border Carbon adjustments in a US Carbon Tax. Centre for Applied Macroeconomic Analysis, Crawford School of Public Policy, Australian National University, June 2017.

Hibbard, Paul; Tierney, Susan; Franklin, Katherine. Electricity Markets, Reliability and the Evolving U.S. Power System. Analysis Group, June 2017

Shavel, Ira; Kline, Michael; Lueken, Roger; Ruiz, Pablo.  Diversity of Reliability Attributes: A Key Component of the Modern Grid. Prepared for American Petroleum Institute by The Brattle Group, May 2017.

Bushnell, James; Flagg, Michaela; Mansur, Erin. Working paper: Capacity Markets at a Crossroads. Energy Institute at Haas, April 2017.

Hogan, William W. and Pope, Susan L. Priorities for the Evolution of an Energy-Only Electricity Market Design in ERCOT. May 2017.

Glachant, Jean-Michel;  Rossetto, Nicolò and Vasconcelos, Jorge.  Moving the Electricity Transmission System Towards a Decarbonised and Integrated Europe: Missing Pillars and Roadblocks.  European University Institute, April 2017.

Vietor, Richard H.K. and Sheldahl-Thomason, Haviland, "Mexico's Energy Reform." January 23, 2017. Boston, MA: Harvard Business School Publishing.

Cicala, Steve, "Imperfect Markets versus Imperfect Regulation in U.S. Electricity Generation." January 22, 2017.

Aldy, Joseph E., "Long-term Carbon Policy: The Great Swap." November 2016. Washington DC: Progressive Policy Institute.

Brown, Ashley. "The Value of Solar Writ Large: A Modest Proposal for Applying "Value of Solar" Analysis to the Entire Electricity Market. Electricity Journal. November 2016.

National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The Power of Change: Innovation for Development and Deployment of Increasingly Clean Electric Power Technologies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 2016. doi:10.17226/21712.




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