Twenty-five years since the passage of the Energy Policy Act, HEPG continues to serve as the key incubator of concepts that have shaped many aspects of the North American electricity market.

At HEPG plenary sessions, regulators, policy-makers, and industry leaders test ideas, hear comprehensive analysis of challenges, and address the consequences of different approaches to address them.  

"The Harvard Electricity Policy Group in my view has played an extraordinary role in a hugely complex public policy issue  which requires real intellectual effort, and people in the industry and in the regulatory establishment recognize that."                

                                                         Phil Sharp, (D) IND, Chair, Energy and Power Subcommittee, U.S. House of Representatives



Upcoming Events

2021 Dec 06

Now What? Whither Goes Electricity Policy?



Virtual Session

A confluence of events presents major implications for the development of electricity system policy as part of the larger energy transition.  The 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Glasgow, Federal legislation for the economy and climate policy, increasing focus on upgrading the transmission grid to achieve national goals, and responses to extreme events such as in Texas (ERCOT) could set dramatically new paths for the evolution of the electricity system.   There is general agreement that much is broken and needs to be fixed, but less of a common view of...

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Our Leadership

Ashley Brown

Ashley C. Brown

HEPG Executive Director

William Hogan

William W. Hogan

HEPG Research Director



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Jurgen R. Weiss

HEPG Senior Fellow