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Workshop on Energy and Environmental Research

UH Manoa is particularly strong in energy, environment and resource policy, which often requires interdisciplinary research. This workshop facilitates interaction among faculty and graduate students in UHEROEconomics, Engineering, NREM, DURP, SOEST and more. We also hope to draw participation from visitors and professional economists and policy analysts around the State. Work in progress is strongly encouraged!

WHEN:                                                            WHERE:

Mondays                                                                      Saunders 515 (Miller Room)
Lunch: 12:00 - 12:15 pm
Workshop: 12:15 - 1:20 pm

FREE LUNCH:

Free lunch will be provided for those who RSVP by 5pm the Friday before each seminar. Please remember to RSVP every week. Please note food restrictions in comments/questions.

Our thanks to Nijiya Market for partially supporting workshop's lunches. 

CLASS CREDIT:

Graduate students can obtain ECON 696 credit from Professor Roberts by showing up and writing a blog post that summarizes and reviews a presentation. 

 

Fall 2017 Schedule:

 

Date
Speaker
Title
Slides
21-Aug
Michael Roberts, Economics/Sea Grant/UHERO
Governing Green Power: About the conference last Spring and the special seminar series this semester
 -- 
28-Aug Matthias Fripp, Electrical Engineering/UHERO Governing Green Power Background Seminar: "Power System Operation and Management: How renewable energy affects unit commitment, dispatch and planning?" --
4-Sept
Labor Day
11-Sept
Carlo Fezzi, NREM
"The amenity value of climate: a panel analysis"
18-Sept
Michael Roberts, Economics/Sea Grant/UHERO
Governing Green Power Background Seminar: "How does renewable energy change the utility's natural monopoly and the way it should be regulated?"
25-Sept
Rachel Dacks and Kirsten Oleson, NREM
"Fish value chains in Palau: Potential socioeconomic impacts of a new, large-scale MPA"
2-Oct
Bahram Sanginabadi, Economics
Resource Abundance and Life Expectancy
--
9-Oct
James Jones, Economics/UHERO
Emissions, weather, and outdoor air pollution: implications of climate change
--
16-Oct
Nori Tarui,
Economics/UHERO
An update on electricity industry restructuring and renewable energy integration in Japan
23-Oct
Hyun-gyu Kim,
Economics
"Effects of Climate Change on Electricity Consumption: A decomposition of industrial, residential, agricultural and commercial sectors"
30-Oct
Aida Arik
The State of Water in the State of Hawaii: Barriers & Gaps to Sustainable Planning
 -- 
6-Nov
Economics/Sea Grant/UHERO
Governing Green Power Background Seminar: "Can UH Manoa Be a Model for Smart Renewable Energy?"
 -- 
13-Nov

Leah Bremer, UHERO

Watershed management as a strategic health partner --
20-Nov Colton Ching, HECO; Mark Glick, UH HNEI; Isaac Moriwake, Earthjustice Governing Green Power Background Seminar: Hawaii’s Renewable Energy Plan: A Panel Discussion --
27-Nov Teresa Molina, Economics TBD --
4-Dec Michael Angelo, Mechanical Engineering/Division of Consumer Advocacy Development of a Modeling Tool to Assess how Customers are Incentivized to Purchase Residential PV and Battery Storage Under Different Energy Policies and Interconnection Programs --