Markets & Regulation
Markets have a strong influence on how energy is bought, sold, traded, and forecasted. Paired with regulations—at the federal, state, and local levels—these forces shape our energy landscape.
Addressing Energy Insecurity in Philadelphia’s Affordable Multi-Family Housing with C-PACE Financing
Aging energy systems of Philadelphia's affordable multi-family homes contribute to pervasive energy insecurity. This digest explores using and tailoring the existing financing mechanism, C-PACE, for upgrades that lower utility expenditures of residents in affordable multi-family buildings.
While the proliferation of net-zero targets represents progress toward reaching our global climate goals, targets vary enormously in quality. This report proposes four governance tools to steer net-zero targets toward higher integrity.
Over the past decade, governments have finally started to combat climate change through policy interventions, but a constant fear has been how the economy and the markets will react to any new legislation. To what degree are such concerns warranted?
Carbon offsets are increasingly becoming a strategy to reduce environmental impacts, but providers of credits will need to ensure quality, appropriate funding, and cooperation with local institutions.
Arthur van Benthem
Associate Professor of Business Economics and Public Policy
Arthur van Benthem is an expert in environmental and energy economics, exploring the economic efficiency of energy policy. He is a faculty fellow at the Kleinman Center and an associate professor of Business Economics and Public Policy at Wharton.