Dr. Harrison Fell is a former Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University SIPA, where he co-leads the Power Sector and Renewables Research Initiative. Dr. Fell specializing in the fields of environmental, energy, and natural resource economics. His recent work focuses on issues related to renewable energy deployment and integration, policy design and assessment of emissions regulations, and electricity market regulations.
Prior to joining CGEP, Dr. Fell was an associate professor (with tenure) at North Carolina State University, an assistant professor at the Colorado School of Mines, and fellow at the DC-based think tank Resources for the Future. Dr. Fell’s research has been published in over 25 peer-reviewed journals, including publications in the leading environmental economics field journals and top general interest economics journals. Dr. Fell currently serves on the editorial councils at two of the top environmental economics journals, the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management and the Journal of the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. He holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in economics from the University of Washington and B.S. degrees in economics and engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.
There is a strong and growing consensus that a simultaneously growing and decarbonizing electricity sector is necessary to meet declining greenhouse gas emissions targets.
The US House Energy and Commerce Committee recently released recommendations for the Build Back Better...