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Wall Street Journal piece on grid innovation, storm-proofing & renewables

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

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New Publication on Energy Democracy

Energy democracy is a growing social movement. This paper reviews energy democracy goals and policy instruments..  Co-authored with Matthew Burke from McGill University.

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New publication on diversity in how electric utilities frame customer engagement & renewables

Just published in “Utilities Policy” this research analyzes how electric utility representatives in 7 different states frame customer engagement opportunities and renewable energy integration.

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Divestment – new publication

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.

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Northeastern News article on Professor Jennie Stephens

Read News @ Northeastern article on Jennie Stephens here.

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Stephens presented at the World Symposium on Sustainable Development at Universities @MIT

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

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UVM Hosts Legislative Summit on Climate Change

Professor Stephens and other members of the energy-climate research team participated in an all-day summit on climate change with Vermont legislators on November 18, 2014.

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