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Two On Energy Subsidies

by John H. Cochrane via Grumpy Economist
Monday, November 13, 2017

The WSJ has two good and related opeds on energy and transport subsidies recently, Randall O'Toole on Last Stop on the Light-Rail Gravy Train and Lee Ohanian and Ted Temzelides write on energy and transport subsidies.

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How the West Was Wired

by James L. Sweeneyvia Hoover Digest
Monday, October 23, 2017

California’s electrical power capacity is bottled up by an inefficient regional network. Here’s a bright idea: fix that grid. 

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Area 45: Trump’s Energy Strategy, The Nuclear Option, Featuring Jeremy Carl

interview with Jeremy Carl, Bill Whalenvia Area 45
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

A new approach to federal energy policy.

In the News

Keeping The Lights On At America’S Nuclear Power Plants: The Cornerstone Of America’s Central Position In The Global Nuclear Enterprise

Thursday, August 3, 2017

As President Trump recently announced efforts to revive nuclear energy, the Hoover Institution Press released Keeping the Lights on at America’s Nuclear Power Plants, which examines nuclear power plant closures in America during a period of economic instability and fundamental policy challenges.

Press Releases

Climate Change Isn’t The End Of The World

by David R. Henderson, John H. Cochrane via Wall Street Journal
Sunday, July 30, 2017

Even if world temperatures rise, the appropriate policy response is still an open question.

George Shultz: North American Energy Policy Perspectives

by George P. Shultz
Thursday, January 26, 2017

A conversation on North American energy policy with Stanford University's George Shultz, a Hoover Institution distinguished fellow, and Arun Majumdar, co-director of the Precourt Institute for Energy. Shultz served in the cabinet of three U.S. presidents as Secretary of State, Secretary of the Treasury and Secretary of Labor. Majumdar, a professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford, is the founding director of ARPA-E in the U.S. Department of Energy.

George Shultz & Bill Perry, Energy at Stanford

by George P. Shultz, William J. Perry
Thursday, October 20, 2016

George Shultz and William Perry discuss energy at Stanford on September 14, 2016.

Admiral James O. Ellis: Nuclear Energy, Stanford and SLAC 2016

by Admiral James O. Ellis Jr.
Thursday, October 20, 2016

Admiral James O. Ellis discusses nuclear energy at Stanford University.

James Sweeney: Energy Efficiency: The Bad, the Good and the Reality

by James L. Sweeney
Monday, November 30, 2015

Hoover Institution fellow James Sweeney discusses energy efficiency on November 30, 2015.

George Shultz and Admiral (ret.) James Ellis: Reinventing Nuclear Energy

by George P. Shultz, Admiral James O. Ellis Jr.
Wednesday, November 4, 2015

George Shultz and Admiral (ret.) James Ellis discuss "Reinventing Nuclear Energy" at the GCEP Symposium on October 14, 2015.


Energy Policy Task Force

The Task Force on Energy Policy addresses energy policy in the United States and its effects on our domestic and international political priorities, particularly our national security.