About the Conference:

The Energy Institute’s POWER conference on energy research and policy takes place every March on the UC Berkeley campus. POWER brings together outstanding scholars with policy and business professionals from around the world to exchange ideas and discuss research on energy markets and regulation. The most recent conference took place on March 22, 2024.

2024 POWER Poster

2024 POWER Conference

  • Customer Switching, Firm Entry and Regulatory Policy: Evidence from Retail Electricity Market Restructuring
  • Competing for Inattention: Price Discrimination in Residential Electricity Markets
  • Learning by Doing: Contractors’ Learning in Heat Pump Installations
  • Unintended Consequences of Time-of-Use Rates: EV Charging and Distribution Network Constraints
  • Do Mergers and Acquisitions Improve Efficiency: Evidence from Power Plants
  • Are Renewable Generators Price Responsive?
  • Wiring America: The Short- and Long-Run Effects of Electricity Grid Expansion
  • Risk-Cost Tradeoffs in Power Sector Wildfire Prevention
2023 POWER Poster

2023 POWER Conference

  • Electricity Retail Rate Design in a Decarbonizing Economy: An Analysis of Time-of-Use and Critical Peak Pricing
  • The Efficiency of Dynamic Electricity Pricing Schemes
  • Rate of Return Regulation Revisited
  • The Impact of CCAs on Decarbonization in California
  • Transmission Impossible? Prospects for Decarbonizing the US Grid
  • An Empirical Analysis of the US Generator Interconnection Policy
  • Centralized vs Decentralized Demand Response: Evidence from a Field Experiment
  • The Economics of Electricity Reliability
2022 POWER Poster

2022 POWER Conference

  • The Value of Infrastructure and Market Integration: Evidence from Renewable Expansion in Chile
  • Decomposing the Effect of Renewables on the Electricity Sector
  • Start-up Costs and Market Power: Lessons from the Renewable Energy Transition
  • Aftershock: Market Power in Alberta’s Electricity Market 20 Years After Restructuring
  • Technology Transitions and Timing of Environmental Policy: Evidence from Efficient Lighting
  • Restructuring the Rate Base
  • Let’s Get Organized! Long-Term Market Design for a High Penetration Grid
  • Private Risk and Social Resilience in Liberalized Electricity Markets