Author Archives: jenniecstephens
Utilities are not doing enough to innovative for future grid resilience. This piece published in the WSJ engages in a debate about societal expectations of utilities and the transition to a more renewable energy system
Energy democracy is a growing social movement. This paper reviews energy democracy goals and policy instruments.. Co-authored with Matthew Burke from McGill University.
Just published in “Utilities Policy” this research analyzes how electric utility representatives in 7 different states frame customer engagement opportunities and renewable energy integration.
New publication co-authored by Professor Jennie Stephens and graduate students at the University of Vermont explores how universities are responding to the fossil fuel divestment movement.
Read News @ Northeastern article on Jennie Stephens here.
Professor Stephens presented at the 3rd World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities (WSSD-U) which takes place September 14-16 to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, MA. Her presentation “Divestment and Investment: Strategic Financial Decisions in Higher Education … Continue reading
Gender in Energy – New article by Stephens & Rebecca Pearl-Martinez highlights benefits of more women in energy
This new article argues for more attention to and investment in diversifying the energy workforce. Multiple societal benefits of more women in energy are explored. PDF of article available Pearl-Martinez, R. and J. Stephens (2016). “Toward a Gender Diverse Workforce … Continue reading