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Abstract

KAPSARC’s work on innovation in electricity transitions has focused on unbundling services in the electricity sector (KAPSARC 2016) and developing the microeconomic foundation for a reliability service. Our research has investigated the experiences of industries resembling the electric power sector and those involved in the sharing economy that have recently faced technological disruptions. In Fuentes (2016), we argued that reallocating risk across the electricity market, and the apparent paradox between (spare) capacity and price signals (scarcity) could open up a new role for incumbent electricity firms. 

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Rolando Fuentes

Rolando Fuentes

Dr. Rolando Fuentes was a research fellow focusing on business and regulatory models for the Utilities of the Future project.… Dr. Rolando Fuentes was a research fellow focusing on business and regulatory models for the Utilities of the Future project. He has extensive experience in the energy and environmental sectors as an academic and policymaker. Rolando was the director of international negotiations at the Mexican Ministry of Energy and later became director of hydrocarbons projects. Before joining the Mexican government, he was a fellow of the London School of Economics, where he lectured and taught courses in Environmental Impact Assessment and Environmental Policy, and supervised master’s dissertations. Rolando has also been an associate of the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies and IHS Cambridge Energy Research Associates (IHS CERA), and was a recipient of the British Chevenning Scholarship in 2001.  

Emre Hatipoglu

Research Fellow Emre Hatipoglu’s research connects political science to the study of energy markets. Before joining KAPSARC as a research fellow, he… Emre Hatipoglu’s research connects political science to the study of energy markets. Before joining KAPSARC as a research fellow, he was an associate professor at the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Sabancı University, Istanbul, where he was the program coordinator of the International Studies (B.A.), Conflict Analysis and Resolution (M.A.) and European Studies (M.A.) programs between 2013-2017. He was also a visiting Fulbright scholar at the Sakip Sabancı Center for Turkish Studies, Columbia University, during the 2017-2018 academic year. Emre’s research has been published in the Journal of Politics and Foreign Policy Analysisand International Studies Perspectives, among others. He is the co-host of the KAPSARC Global Energy Relations Dataset Project.

Expertise

  • Geopolitics
  • Economic Sanctions
  • Foreign policy

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Thamir Alshehri

Senior Research Associate Thamir is a senior research associate in the Energy Transitions and Electric Power program, currently focused on creating data-driven tools to… Thamir is a senior research associate in the Energy Transitions and Electric Power program, currently focused on creating data-driven tools to identify and evaluate different energy market scenarios, as well as using “big data” technologies to better understand the impact of behavior and the environment on energy consumption. Thamer is interested in using technologies to facilitate better energy public policy and energy economical systems. He previously worked as a lecturer in Australia and also has entrepreneurial and industrial experience working on award-winning projects such as the Burj Khalifah Building Management System.

Expertise

  • Demand side management
  • Energy efficiency
  • Energy monitoring
  • Consumer behavior
  • Smart meters
  • Intelligent systems
  • Energy management systems
  • Big data
  • Smart grid
  • Agent-based modeling and machine learning

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Matt Lipson

Matt Lipson

Scott Milne

Scott Milne

Simon Pearson

Simon Pearson

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