Eric Gimon

Senior Fellow

Eric Gimon consults as a technical expert, research scholar, and policy adviser with Energy Innovation. He is a main contributor to America’s Power Plan, a platform for innovative thinking and collaboration on policy solutions for clean, reliable, and affordable electric power in the U.S. More specifically, Eric works on questions of renewable energy integration both in the context of today’s challenges as well as for future pathways. Eric also acts as an adviser for non-profits and foundations interested in these questions and broader climate and energy issues. Eric holds B.S. and M.S. degrees from Stanford University in mathematics and physics, as well as a Ph.D. in physics from the University of California in Santa Barbara. He has a 15-year active career as a researcher in quantum gravity and high energy physics in some of the world’s top research institutions. Eric’s work at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and UC Berkeley, as well as an AAAS fellowship with two Offices in the Department of Energy inspired his transition to climate and energy policy.

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Works by Eric Gimon

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Trending Topics - Flexibility, Not Resilience, Is Key to Wholesale Electricity Market Reform

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Flexibility, Not Resilience, Is The Key To Wholesale Electricity Market Reform

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Coal Plant Retirements Create Opportunity For Solar In Texas

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Carbon Rule Or Not, Wind Energy Continues To Squeeze Coal

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How Developers, Governments, And Investors Can Avoid Hidden Risk From Inaccurate Solar Projections

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Could Success Spoil ISO-NE?

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Center of the storm: PJM CEO Andy Ott on power market reforms for turbulent times

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As Beijing Joins Climate Fight, Chinese Companies Build Coal Plants

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The state of wholesale power markets: What's wrong with proposed changes in Eastern RTOs?

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How a Cold Day in Texas Exposed the Value of Grid Flexibility

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New Financial Tools Proposed In Colorado Could Solve Coal Retirement Conundrum

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PEC Decarb Conference: Renewable Energy

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A Guide to the Debate Over Closing Nuclear Plants

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Three Investor Strategies For Energy Storage's Exponential Growth

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Texas Regulators Saved Customers Billions by Avoiding a Traditional Capacity Market

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A customer-centric view of electricity service

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How much do combined cycle natural gas plants really need to be paid?

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After Paris: The State of America’s Electricity Sector Emissions Headed Into 2016

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The Future of Demand Response Without FERC Order 745

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A Tale of Two Regions: Why Wind Is Booming in Texas and Stalling in the West

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Driving Blind: The Worst Examples of Outdated Data Skewing Renewable Energy Projections

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Five trends transforming your electricity

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Renewables Curtailment: What we can Learn from Grid Operations in California and the Midwest

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Trending Topics in Electricity Today - Will EPA's Clean Power Plan Really Break the Grid?

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Natural Gas versus Coal: Is Natural Gas Better for the Climate?

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A New Approach to Capabilities Markets: Seeding Solutions for the Future