Wharton Energy Conference

The Wharton Energy Conference The Mack Institute is supporting the Wharton Energy Conference this year in collaboration with the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, Chevron, LS Power, and the Wharton Energy Club. With a theme of “Resilience and Innovation,” this student-run conference will be held online and focuses on three

When the Wind of Change Blows, Build Batteries? Optimum Renewable Generation and Energy Storage Investments

Working Papers

Renewables have become the cheapest energy sources in most of the world but their generation remains variable and difficult to predict. However, recent technology advances have rendered large-scale electricity storage economically viable, thus mitigating the renewable intermittency issue and enabling combinations of e.g. wind and batteries to replace fossil fuel power plants.Read More