Sustainability lecture 25112014

Københavns Universitet
Why Do We Ignore Risk in Power Economics?

Sean Meyn, Director of the Florida Institute for Sustainable Energy, provided an entertaining overview of the origins of U.S. power markets, and how federal agencies are attempting to right the wrongs. Meyn challenged the audience with a quiz on the “value of power” and highlighted exciting possibilities with better public policy for the creation of responsive and reliable resources. This could help manage a grid with significant renewable energy integration. The lecture took place on November 25th 2014.

Professor Peder Andersen, Department of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, responded to the talk