Energy Institute

Power Conference

The Energy Institute holds a one day research conference on energy research and policy in Berkeley every March. The purpose is to bring together outstanding scholars and practitioners from around the world to exchange ideas and research results on topics related to energy markets and regulation.

The next POWER conference will take place on March 22, 2019 in Spieker Forum at the Haas School of Business - UC Berkeley. Registration will begin late January 2019.

We invite interested researchers to submit papers for the Conference. Of particular interest are papers on the following topics:

  • Electricity Retail Pricing and Policies

  • Electric Vehicle Markets and Policies

  • Wholesale Electricity Market Design and Organization

  • Electricity Capacity Markets and Resource Adequacy

  • Renewable Electricity Generation and Integration

  • Wholesale and Retail Markets for Natural Gas

  • Market Power in Electricity and/or Natural Gas Markets

  • Environmental Regulation of Electricity and/or Natural Gas Markets

  • Energy Efficiency and Demand Response

  • The Economic Impacts of Electricity Storage

Draft papers (electronic submissions in pdf format) should be sent by January 14, 2019 to: with the subject: POWER 2019 Submission.

Abstracts, speeches, and Powerpoint presentations will not be accepted. Authors will be notified concerning acceptance for the Conference by February 1, 2019. Final papers will be due by March 4, 2019.


Programs from previous POWER conferences are availableĀ here.