Policy Critique and advocacy

The IES has a commitment to freely and rigorously enquire into the condition of the global and local energy system, into the workings of government, industry, political and economic systems and those areas that impact on the energy system.

The institute brings together industry, scholars, experts, analysts and affiliates to diligently and independently analyze and evaluate energy policies intended to ameliorate economic, social, or other public issues; and propose policy alternatives that are expected to produce novel results.

IES takes up topics not as exercises in theory, but for the purpose of better understanding the relationship between energy and the welfare of people's lives. We are committed to civil discourse, the airing of reasoned disagreement, and a vigorous and informed discussions to issues of global importance.