Energy Policy Initiatives Center

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The Energy Policy Initiatives Center (EPIC) is a non-profit academic and research center of the University of San Diego School of Law that studies energy policy issues affecting the San Diego region and California. EPIC integrates research and analysis, law school study, and public education, and serves as a source of legal and policy expertise and information in the development of sustainable solutions that meet our future energy needs.

EPIC currently offers a law school course on Energy Law and Policy and is in the process of conducting legal and policy research into the following areas: renewable energy credits, distributed generation, solar laws, advanced electricity grid technology, and public interest program funding. In addition, EPIC monitors regulatory and legislative activity related to energy policy issues affecting the San Diego region and California.