Economics of Energy and the Environment Executive Education Course


Energy markets and environmental regulation have increasingly become intertwined. Professionals and executives in government and business need an understanding of one to have a complete understanding of the other.

The Energy Institute offers multi-day professional and executive educational programs to help practitioners understand the fundamental concepts behind energy markets and environmental regulation. The classes are taught by UC professors. All classes are interactive and student participation is encouraged.

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Topics include:

  • Fundamentals of Electricity Regulation
  • Retail Rate Design
  • Competitive Wholesale Electricity Markets
  • Market Power in Energy Markets
  • Economics of Renewable Energy
  • Reliability, Resource Adequacy, and Capacity Markets
  • Energy Externalities
  • Environmental Caps and Intensity Standards

The Energy Institute also partners with Berkeley Executive Education to create educational experiences for corporate and government organizations that address leadership, innovation, strategy and management.

Please review the FAQ’s in the section below, and contact us to discuss developing a program for your organization.