Umeå University and the Department of Economics is looking for PhD students in Labor Economics and Environmental and Energy Economics.

Within the field of Environmental and Energy Economics it mainly evolves around two research projects:
“In the first, the purpose is to explore how demand flexibility at the electricity distribution level can be designed to reduce grid congestion and improve grid efficiency. Specifically, the research project is focused on the design of distribution tariffs that incentivize households to reduce peak demand, and on measuring households´ response to such incentives. In the second research project, the purpose is to explore the potential of solar power to support the transition towards a more sustainable society.”

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