The United States has enjoyed a relatively stable supply of energy over the last half-century. But the world is changing. Global demand for energy is booming,
in large part because of economic growth in India and China. Meanwhile concerns about climate change are influencing how lawmakers shape public policy.
Legitimate questions are being raised about how to satisfy growing U.S. energy demand. The Center for Energy Policy and the Environment (CEPE) at the
Manhattan Institute seeks to influence today’s energy policy debate by developing and advancing ideas rooted in free-market economic principles. Manhattan
Institute senior fellows Robert Bryce, Peter Huber, and James Manzi lead our efforts to demonstrate that pro-growth, supply-side energy policies can be
harmonized with environmental concerns. Read more...
Mark P. Mills is the founder and CEO of the Digital Power Group, a tech-centric capital advisory group. He was formerly the co-founder and chief tech strategist for Digital Power Capital, a boutique venture fund. He co-founded and served as
Chairman and CTO of ICx Technologies helping take it public in a 2007 IPO. He writes the Energy Intelligence column for Forbes and is co-author with Peter Huber of the book, The Bottomless Well (Basic Books 2005) which rose to #1 in
Amazon science. He has been published in various popular publications including the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times Magazine. Mark is a member of the Advisory Council of the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied
Science at Northwestern University, and serves on the Board of Directors of the Marshall Institute.
For two decades, Robert Bryce has written about the energy business. He is the author of four books, including Power Hungry: The Myths of “Green” Energy
and the Real Fuels of the Future, published in April 2010 by PublicAffairs. A New York Times review of 2008’s Gusher of Lies called Bryce
“something of a visionary and perhaps even a revolutionary.” Since 2005, he has served as managing editor of Energy Tribune, an online publication that
focuses on the global energy sector.
Peter Huber is coauthor, most recently, of The Bottomless Well, a bestseller that Bill Gates called “the only book I’ve ever seen that really explains
energy, its history and what it will be like going forward.” Huber is a regular columnist at Forbes and author or coauthor of several books on environmental,
telecommunications, and legal policy.
James Manzi is the founder and chairman of Applied Predictive Technologies and a contributing editor of National Review. He writes extensively on the
integration of science, technology, and economics, as well as issues relating to social policy. Manzi received a B.S. in mathematics from the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology. He was subsequently awarded a Dean’s Fellowship to the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania’s doctoral program in
Through research papers, op-eds, and interviews, CEPE seeks to challenge conventional wisdom on economic and national-security issues while promoting
development of advanced energy technologies. The Center strives to be the indispensable resource in the energy debate.