The last 5 years have seen a rapid growth in the interest of private companies in developing micro-scale nuclear reactors. With power levels in the 1–10 MW range, these reactors target completely different markets from …
Congratulations to Samantha Jurvich, Maitreyee Marathe, and Zachary Thomas, who were selected as early awardees of the 2021 EAP Student Scholarships. We look forward to their involvement in the Energy Analysis & Policy program at …
Emma Heins is a graduate student in EAP and the La Follette School of Public Affairs, where she is studying environmental policy with a focus in public health outcomes in low income communities. Emma serves as the At-Large Graduate Student Representative on UW–Madison’s Sustainability Advisory Council, helping to shape the future of campus’s advancements on sustainability.
For atmospheric scientist Tracey Holloway, it’s all about connection.
Connections between research and policy, connections between air quality and health, and interpersonal connections have driven Holloway, a professor in the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies and Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, throughout her career.
On Friday, February 26, 2021, the Energy Analysis and Policy program hosted the first EAP Exchange webinar: “What Went Wrong in Texas? Wisconsin Experts Discuss the Recent Devastating Failure of the Energy System.” Sharing their insights …
The Department of Energy’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) has named Rachel Slaybaugh, associate professor of nuclear engineering at UC Berkeley, to lead Berkeley Lab’s Cyclotron Road Division. The announcement follows an international search.
“There is still a cost differential [between] electric vehicles and gas vehicles. And unfortunately, the market presumption is to mostly go to wealthier majority-white neighborhoods and communities. We need to address both the charging and the vehicles in terms of more equity,” Susan Mudd, a senior policy advocate at the Environmental Law & Policy Center, told Energy News.
The Energy Analysis and Policy (EAP) graduate certificate program at UW–Madison awarded scholarships to outstanding students newly enrolled in EAP in 2020 and will award another round of scholarships to students joining the program in 2021.
Gesangyangji uses model data to study how climate change impacts design of building specifications. On the weekends she does hip hop dancing!
Prof. Holloway and EAP student Clara Jackson found Madison Gas and Electric’s goal of reaching net-zero carbon electricity by 2050 was in line with efforts to limit the average increase in global temperature to 1.5°C.