Richard Schmalensee

Howard W. Johnson Professor of Economics and Management , Director, CEEPR
Sloan School of Management


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MIT study finds unprecedented growth in metals requirements for some  
photovoltaics technologies

MIT study finds unprecedented growth in metals requirements for some photovoltaics technologies

How the availability of rare elements is affecting the future of solar photovoltaics

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Richard Schmalensee

Research

Industrial organization economics and its application to managerial and public policy issues, with particular emphasis on antitrust, regulatory, energy, and environmental policies.

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May 5, 2015
Solar power is booming. But is it booming fast enough?
Solar capacity is growing around the world. But new studies, including one from the MIT Energy Initiative, suggest it isn't growing quickly enough to meet the world's expanding energy needs and stall the threat of climate change.

May 5, 2015
Shift in U.S. federal solar funding needed for large-scale deployment: report
MIT Energy Initiative report urges U.S. to redirect spending from wasteful solar power tax credits and prepare the electricity grid for large-scale solar energy use

May 5, 2015
MITEI releases report on the Future of Solar Energy
Comprehensive report highlights enormous potential, technology and policy challenges for solar