PhD, University of Calgary
Fulbright postdoctoral scholar at Stanford University. Research fellow at School of Public Policy and Adjunct Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Calgary.
Studies energy and environmental economics, specializing in electricity markets and climate policy. Former electricity trader for 15 years. Professional details at: blakeshaffer.ca
Feb 26, 2021 14:44 pm UTC| Technology
As the recent disaster in Texas showed, climate change requires electricity utilities to prepare for extreme events. This global weirding leads to more intense storms, higher wind speeds, heatwaves and droughts that can...