Portrait of Peter Larsen

Peter Larsen

Electricity Markets and Policy Group
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
1 Cyclotron Road MS 90R4000
Berkeley CA 94720
Office Location: 90-4126L
(510) 486-5015

Peter H. Larsen is a Principal Scientific Engineering Associate in the Electricity Markets and Policy Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Peter conducts research and analysis on electricity reliability, energy efficiency, and regional electric system planning including: Energy Services Company Industry and Market Trends; Utility Resource Planning Practices and Trends; Western Electricity and Natural Gas Markets; and Societal Impacts from Abnormal Weather.

Peter has published his research in a number of reports, book chapters, and peer-reviewed journals including Global Environmental Change, Annual Review of Environment and Resources, Energy Policy, and The Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society.

Previously, Peter worked at the Institute of Social and Economic Research in Anchorage, Alaska, the Societal Impacts Program at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), and Stratus Consulting.

Peter has taught university-level courses at The University of Montana, Cornell University, The University of Alaska, and The University of California at Berkeley.

Peter has M.S. degrees from Stanford University (Management Science and Engineering) and Cornell University (Natural Resource Economics) and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Montana at Missoula. Peter is currently pursuing a PhD at Stanford University.

This publications database is an ongoing project, and not all Division publications are represented here yet.

Publications

2014

Wilkerson, Jordan, Peter H. Larsen, and Galen L. Barbose. "Survey of Western U.S. Electric Utility Resource Plans." Energy Policy 66 (2014): 90-103. Download: PDF (1.67 MB)

2013

Leibowicz, Benjamin, Maria Roumpani, and Peter H. Larsen. "Carbon Emissions Caps and the Impact of a Radical Change in Nuclear Electricity Costs." International Journal of Energy Economics and Policy 3, no. 1 (2013). Download: PDF (777.2 KB)

2012

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