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Lorna A. Greening

Fellow, Energy and Environmental Policy Program

PhD in Economics, Colorado School of Mines

Lorna Greening has more than 30 years of experience in the energy industry, including consulting, research, academia, the public utility industry, and the petroleum industry as an exploration geologist.  Previously, Lorna worked at the University of Alabama, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, several, US ISO/RTO’s in various capacities, and for the largest public power entity in the world. She has performed projects for various US governmental agencies including US DOE, EPA, USAID, and EIA, and such international donor organizations as the World Bank, in addition to various private clients.

Currently, Lorna is co-editor of Energy Policy, an international peer-reviewed journal addressing the policy implications of energy supply and use from their economic, social, planning and environmental aspects. She is also an associate editor and a member of the Board of Energy Economics which is one of the 50 top-ranked economics journals. She has been a special issue editor for Energy Economics (Industrial Energy Consumption) and for Energy (Demand Response Resources).  She has published in Energy Economics, Journal of Regulatory Economics, Energy Policy, Applied Economics, Energy, Environmental Assessment and Modeling, and in theInternational Handbook of Energy Economics.


  • Energy and natural resource economist

  • Greenhouse gas mitigation and regulation policies

  • Generation technologies


Greening, L.A. 2010. “Demand response resources: Who is responsible for implementation in a deregulated market?” Energy35: 1518-1525.

Greening, L.A., and C. Bataille. 2009. “Bottom-up models of energy: Across the spectrum.” The International Handbook of Energy Economics, ed. J. Evans and L.C. Hunt, pgs. 257-284.

Greening, L.A. and S. Bernow. 2004. “Design of coordinated energy and environmental policies: Use of multi-criteria decision making.” Energy Policy 32: 721-735.

Greening, L.A. 2004. “Effects of human behavior on aggregate carbon intensity of personal transportation: Comparison of 10 OECD countries for the period 1970-1993.” Energy Economics, 26 (1): 1-30.

Greening, L.A., M. Ting, and T.J. Krackler. 2001. “Effects of changes in residential end uses and behavior on aggregate carbon intensity: comparison of 10 OECD countries for the period 1970 through 1993.” Energy Economics 23(2): 153-178.

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