Peter’s research focus areas are information technology approaches to energy development, understanding markets for demand-side energy technology, and energy technology policy. Outside of academics, he contributes to the Lighting Global program, which supports the market for modern off-grid lighting in the developing world. Peter’s work for Lighting Global includes technical and engineering support, policy development, and market intelligence. To escape the city he enjoys hikes in Tilden Park and farther afield, particularly with his two kids and wife Andrea. Peter holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering (North Carolina State University) and M.S. in Environmental Systems (Humboldt State University).