Energy Policy Institute (EPI)

The Energy Policy Institute (EPI), located on the Boise State University campus, provides robust and timely research that meets the challenges of an increasingly carbon-constrained economy, which include the need for energy and environmental security, as well as sustainable economic development.

EPI has the unique capability to leverage the know-how of researchers and faculty from the CAES partners to match specific research projects and the needs of stakeholders and funding agencies at the international, national, regional, and local levels.

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Energy Efficiency Research Institute (CEERI)

The CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute (CEERI), based out of Boise State University, promotes the efficient and effective use of energy resources through cutting edge research, accessible education and effective outreach.

CEERI’s goals include developing energy efficiency concepts through research in applied technology and consumer behavior; providing specialized education for energy efficiency technicians, engineers and architects; evaluating existing energy-saving technologies; and creating infrastructure for the accelerated transfer of ideas from the institute to the marketplace.

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Sep 7th

All Day

2017 Energy Policy Research Conference


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2017 Energy Policy Research Conference

Date: Sep 7, 2017 - Sep 8, 2017 All DayContact:

Location: Park City, UT, USA

We are thrilled to announce the 2017 Energy Policy Research Conference will be held in beautiful Park City, Utah at The Lodges at Deer Valley Resort. The Call for Paper Proposals will be released in early 2017, so be sure to join our mailing list to get important updates about the conference! The 2016 Energy Policy Research Conference – EPRC6 — was held September 8-9, 2016 in Santa Fe, NM, and was a great success! A big thank you to our Keynote Speaker, Curt Hebert, Jr., our sponsors, and the fantastic presenters. Since 2011, the Energy Policy Research Conference has been bringing researchers together from across the nation and around the globe. To date, EPRC has been held in a number of different venues throughout the Western U.S., including Santa Fe, NM, Denver, CO, San Francisco, CA, Portland, OR, and Boise, ID!