Energy Policy Institute


The Energy Policy Institute engages in energy events with students, members of industry, researchers, policy-makers and the public.  Check here often for updates on our recent and upcoming activities.


April 2020

Energy from a State Policy Perspective

John Chatburn
State of Idaho, Office of Energy and Mineral Resources
Location: Boise State University campus, room to be announced
April 23rd, 2020
6:00 PM

February 2020

Energy from the City Planning Perspective

Steve Burgos
Public Works Director, City of Boise
Location: Boise State University campus, room to be announced
February 13th, 2020
5:30 p.m.

January 2020

Energy Movie Night

Film screening, followed by Q&A session

Location: Boise State University,  room to be announced
January 29th, 2020
6:00 pm

October 2019

Topic: Clusters and Workforce Development in Energy-Cyber

Time and Location to be announced

September 2019

Geothermal Tour of Boise

Enjoy a shuttle bus ride and walking tour of Boise’s historic and
currently used geothermal sites.  An energy-optimized bus
operated by the Idaho National Laboratory shuttles the group
from a historic pump house and Warm Springs-heated homes,
to the only geothermally heated Capitol in the US and a family-run
greenhouse heated by geothermal energy.
September 29th, 2019
11:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Roundtable: The Energy Workforce of the Future

Location: Boise State University, Student Union Building
Trueblood Room
September 29th, 2019
3:15 – 4:30 p.m.

Women in Clean Energy Reception

Bodovino, 404 South 8th Street, Boise, Idaho
September 29th, 2019
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.

9th Annual Energy Policy Research Conference

Energy Decision-Making in Times of Disruptive Change
Boise Centre, 850 W Front Street, Boise, Idaho 83702
September 29th through October 1st, 2019
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Balancing Energy and the Environment

Kemal Pasamehmetoglu
INL and Energyecologic
Location: Boise State University, RUCH 110, Engineering Building
September 6th, 2019
10:30 am

August 2019

Energy Jobs, Regional Innovation, and Science

“Energy Jobs and Innovation Hubs in Energy Transitions”
Keynote Remarks: Kathleen Araujo

Panel: “The Role of the Science Enterprise and Innovation in Energy Transitions”
Moderator: Kathleen Araujo
John Russell, University of Idaho
JoAnn Lighty, Boise State University, Engineering
Heidi Jarvis, Idaho Technology Council
Ray Stark, Chamber of Commerce
Nic Miller, Boise State University, Venture College

Boise Centre, 850 W. Front Street, Boise, Idaho 83702
August 27th, 2019
2:45 p.m.

Western Energy Conference

July 2019

Competing Interests in Energy Systems and Resilience

Dr. Stephanie Lenhart and  Dr. Kathleen Araujo

Mandela Fellows Program
Location: Boise State University
July 8th, 2019

Lessons in International Energy Transitions

Dr. Kathleen Araujo
Sun Valley Forum, Sun Valley, ID
July 24th, 2019

June 2019

Bending the Curve with Innovation and Policy

CAES/Idaho National Lab
iCorps Lite Program
Dr. Kathleen Araujo

April 2019

Roundtable on Energy and Environmental Careers

Co-sponsored by:

CAES Energy Policy Institute,
CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute and
The Andrus Center for Public Policy

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March 2019

Energy Workforce Opportunities and Challenges

Capital Hill Testimony
Noel Bakhtian, Director, Center for Advanced Energy Studies
2362 B Rayburn Bldg, Washington DC
March 7th, 2019
3:00 p.m. – 1pm ET

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February 2019

Disruptive Change in Nuclear and Geothermal Energy: Policy and Paradigm Shifts

MSMSE Seminar Series, Spring 2019
Micron School of Material Science and Engineering
Dr. Kathleen Araujo

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