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Advancing energy-based policy and decision-making with socio-technical analysis of systems -- EPI is pleased to be a Boise State lead for a $24 million NSF award on energy-water resilience.

The Energy Policy Institute

We bridge engineering and economic understanding of energy systems with timely and applied socio-technical analysis, advising, collaborative engagement and training to advance policy-relevant decision-making on energy.


Our Mission & Approach

  • The Energy Policy Institute is dedicated to advancing energy policy and decision-making through an applied and evidenced-based approach that is grounded in integrated, socio-technical analysis of energy systems.
  • From clean and secure energy to resilient and affordable energy systems, our focus is on interdisciplinary research, advising, collaborative engagement, and training.
  • Our cross-cutting approach leverages strengths in policy, science, engineering, management and economics.