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> Peter discusses Smart Power in the U.S. and EU: The Future of Electric Utilities, AD 2012, February 2013.

> Peter's recent Smart Power presentation on YouTube: The Smart, Low Carbon Grid, January 2013.

> Peter presents Smart Power in China: The Future of Electric Utilities in the U.S. and China, June 25, 2012.


Smart Power provides an in-depth look at the challenges electric utilities face due to the combined impacts of climate change, the smart grid, and energy efficiency policies. To address these policy and business challenges, Peter S. Fox-Penner examines strategies for the development of energy efficient business models for the utility industry. Smart Power is widely viewed in the U.S. and abroad as a top resource for the entire utility industry, from students to utility CEOs.

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About the Author
Dr. Peter Fox-Penner, Principal and Chairman of The Brattle Group, specializes in economic, regulatory, and strategic issues in network industries. His practice centers on energy and environmental policies and electric regulation, planning, and competition issues.

Peter’s background includes service as a senior official in the U.S. Department of Energy and the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy as well as staff positions in the Illinois Governor’s office. In addition to his consulting practice, Peter is on the board of directors of The Solar Foundation and the advisory boards of Enviance, Inc. and Gridpoint.

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The Brattle Group provides consulting and expert testimony in economics, finance, and regulation to corporations, law firms, and governments around the world.

Brattle combines in-depth industry experience and rigorous analyses to help clients answer complex economic and financial questions in litigation and regulation, develop strategies for changing markets, and make critical business decisions.

Island Press, a nonprofit organization, works to provide the best ideas and information in the field to those seeking to understand and protect the environment and create solutions to its complex problems.

Island Press identifies innovative thinkers and emerging trends in the environmental field.  While Island Press publishes on a wide range of environmental topics, they have established a focus in five core areas: Climate & Energy, Ecosystems, Oceans & Water, Policy, Economics & Law, and The Built Environment.