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Jacopo Torriti

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University of Reading

Jacopo is a Professor of Energy Economics and Policy in the School of the Built Environment, University of Reading. He is an economist with experience in the costs, benefits and risks of energy and environmental policy. His areas of expertise consist of flexibility in electricity demand, Demand Side Response and Time of Use tariffs.

He is Principal Investigator of projects funded by EPSRC on Residential Electricity Demand: Peaks, Sequences of Activities and Markov chains (REDPEAK) and Distributional Effects of Dynamic Pricing for Responsive Electricity Demand (DEEPRED). He has authored the book Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response (Routledge, 2015). He is a member of Ofgem Academic Advisory Panel and Defra Economic Advisory Panel. Before joining the University of Reading, Jacopo worked at the London School of Economics, the University of Surrey and the European University Institute. He obtained a PhD from King’s College London, a Master from King’s College London and a Laurea in Economics from Università di Milano.

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