The Scholars Strategy Network (SSN) presents policy briefs on “The State of Energy Policy.”
With political shifts in Washington, DC and the states, institutions and policies that deal with energy are likely to change. SSN scholars from across the country weigh in on updates to energy policy that – even in the current political climate – could spur innovation, improve existing programs, and promote new technologies. Policy briefs cover topics from solar to fracking to grid modernization.
Urban Energy Justice Professor Tony Reames surveys the strengths and shortcomings of the federal government’s two major low-income energy assistance programs in “Improving the Effectiveness of Federal Energy Assistance for Low-Income Households” and suggests ways to more effectively alleviate financial burden and address energy needs across the country.