The Davis Energy Economics Program spans several units at UC Davis, including Economics, Agricultural and Resource Economics, Environmental Sciences, and the Institute for Transportation Studies. DEEP provides an intellectual hub through which the Davis energy economics community, industry, and policymakers can gather and exchange ideas, research, and information on the challenges and opportunities facing today’s energy sector.
The state of California has long been a source of innovation and experimentation in the regulation, organization, and technological development of the energy industries. The energy industries account for nearly 9% of GDP and over 75% of greenhouse gasses. The Davis Energy Economics Program supports economic research on all aspects of the energy industries, spanning fuels markets, energy consumption, electricity regulation and deregulation, vehicle markets, and emissions trading.