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Identifying and maximizing the economic benefits of energy for the state

The Center for Energy Regulation and Policy Analysis (CERPA) is an interdisciplinary organization whose purpose is to develop and integrate world-class technical, economic and regulatory policy analyses to develop effective and pragmatic energy policies and strategies to benefit the state, region and the nation.

The organization supports policymakers, decision-makers and scientists by:

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Creating a conduit for University of Wyoming (UW) research to provide interdisciplinary information and knowledge to contribute more directly to Wyoming's citizenry and economy.

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Providing effective policy development and assessment.

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Facilitating partnerships with public, private and non-governmental entities outside of the UW community to support such efforts.

Identifying and maximizing the economic benefits of energy for the state of wyoming

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Our mission:

The mission of the Center for Energy Regulation & Policy Analysis (CERPA) is to conduct results-driven, interdisciplinary energy policies analyses for the economic benefit of the State of Wyoming.


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Download our latest Newsletter

Every quarter, we'll be publishing a newsletter that covers energy regulation and policy analysis for the state of Wyoming. Download the msot recent edition below.



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Statement on Climate Change

"With respect to climate change, CERPA acknowledges and agrees with the scientific consensus, reflected in the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's Fifth Assessment Report. IPCC, 2014: Climate Change 2014: Synthesis Report. Contribution of Working Groups I, II and III to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Core Writing Team, R.K. Pachauri and L.A. Meyer (eds.)]. IPCC, Geneva, Switzerland, 151 pp.”

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