Professor Penner’s research and writing interests are in the areas of electric power strategy, regulation, and governance; energy and climate policy; and the relationships between public and private economic activity, including corporate social responsibility. He is the author of Smart Power, a book widely credited with foreseeing the future transformation of the power industry now used and cited all over the world, as well as other books in this area. He also teaches courses on sustainable energy and electric power in the Questrom School of Business. The work of the BU Institute for Sustainable Energy and Peter’s projects through the Institute can be viewed here. In addition, he is Chief Strategy Officer of Energy Impact Partners, a director of Lighting Retrofit, Inc., Academic Advisor to The Brattle Group, and a Senior Policy Scholar at the Georgetown Center for Law and Public Policy.