Severin Borenstein

UC Berkeley Haas School of Business

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Professor of economics and public policy at the University of California Berkeley's Haas School of Business and Director of the University of California Energy Institute

Severin Borenstein on KCRW

Hundreds of thousands of people in Northern California are without electricity right now.

PG&E’s scheduled blackouts generate heavy criticism

Hundreds of thousands of people in Northern California are without electricity right now.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The price of crude oil has dropped by 50 percent in the past year. Shell won't be exploring for oil in the Arctic Ocean after all.

What's Happened to North America's Oil Boom?

The price of crude oil has dropped by 50 percent in the past year. Shell won't be exploring for oil in the Arctic Ocean after all.

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California homeowners who install solar panels can sell power they don't use back to the utility companies who manage the grid. That can bring the homeowners' bills down to zero.

Is Solar Energy Too Cheap and Easy in California?

California homeowners who install solar panels can sell power they don't use back to the utility companies who manage the grid. That can bring the homeowners' bills down to zero.

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The numbers keep going higher and higher. California reported more than 11 thousand new COVID-19 cases Wednesday--bringing the state’s total so far to just over one (m)million.

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