Archives:  2021  |2020 2019  | 2018  | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 and Before
What’s New?


March 10, 2021: Explaining spatial variations in energy efficiency adoption in New York.

January 4, 2021: Joined the Editorial Board of Energy Research & Social Science Journal.


June 20, 2020: Invited to join SB 250 Stakeholders’ Meeting to discuss the importance of passing Senate Bill 250, which proposes to increase Delaware’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 40% by 2035, Delaware Technical Community College’s Wilmington Campus, Delaware.

April 7, 2020: Invited to join a panel discussion on Delaware Power Dialogue on Climate Change Policy Innovations in Newark, Delaware.

February 17, 2020: Joined the Reviewer Board of Sustainability Journal [Impact Factor: 2.576].


October 22, 2019: Presented “Regulatory Innovation and the Convergence of Electric Utility Policies: New Business Models and Electricity Market Design” at the 2019 INFORMS Annual Meeting in Seattle.

June 3, 2019: New publication: Feasibility of City-Scale Solar Power Plants Using Public Buildings: Case Studies of Newark and Wilmington Delaware with Early Investigations of Bifacial Solar Modules and Dual Orientation Racking as Tools for City-Scale Solar Development in SSRN Online Journal.

May 6-8, 2019: Dr. Nyangon attended the National Science Foundation (NSF)/Department of Energy (DOE) funded Quantum Energy and Sustainable Solar Technologies (QESST) Engineering Research Center Conference in Arizona State University in Tempe, and presented a poster titled “Estimating Solar Energy Technical and Economic Potential of Rooftops in Philadelphia (PA), Wilmington (DE), Newark (DE), and Tempe (AZ)“.

April 2019-August 2019: Dr. Nyangon is co-editing a book in IntechOpen. Call for book chapters: Climate Risks and Energy Investments: Technical, Market, and Policy Innovations. Welcome to submit your paper. [book flyer]

January 4-6, 2019: Dr. Nyangon presented at the 2019 American Economic Association annual conference in Atlanta. [Twitter] [Webcasts]


November 8, 2018: Press Coverage & Media Interview: Stung by Failed Carbon Fee, Greens Focus on Renewables in E&E News.

October 30, 2018: Dr. Nyangon joined the Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy in the School of Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University as a fellow.

September 12, 2018: A book chapter on Diversifying Electricity Customer Choice: REVing Up the New York Energy Vision for Polycentric Innovation co-authored by Dr. Nyangon and Dr. John Byrne was published by IntechOpen.

July 26, 2018: Dr. Nyangon was invited to speak on the Panel of Challenges and Opportunities for Community Solar Energy Models: Policy Implications Derived from the U.S. Experience at the Global America Business Institute’s Clean Energy Forum and Seminars at Washington, D.C. [Announcement]

May 29, 2018: Dr. Nyangon was named Payne Institute Fellow at the Colorado School of Mines. [Twitter] [Announcement] [Fellows]

January 6, 2018: Dr. Nyangon attended the 2018 American Economic Association annual conference in Philadelphia.


November 28-29, 2017: Dr. Nyangon presented at the University of Delaware Symposium on Smart Cities and Sustainable Energy.

July 29, 2017: A review of Carbon Finance: How Carbon and Stock Markets Are Affected by Energy Prices and Emissions Regulations by Veld-Merkoulova, Y. and Viteva, S. (Eds.) (2017) was published in The Energy Journal.

July 7, 2017: Dr. Nyangon was invited to be an adjudicative reviewer for Energy & Environment, published by SAGE Publishing.

June 2, 2017: Dr. Nyangon coauthored a paper with Dr. John Byrne & Dr. Job Taminiau titled An assessment of price convergence between natural gas and solar photovoltaic in the U.S. electricity market published in WIREs Energy & Environment.

May 26, 2017: Dr. Nyangon received his Ph.D. from University of Delaware. [Doctoral Hooding Ceremony]

April 17, 2017: A book chapter on Sustainable Business Model Innovation: Using Polycentric and Creative Climate Change Governance coauthored by Dr. Job Taminiau, Dr. Joseph Nyangon, Ph.D. student Ariella Shez Lewis, and Dr. John Byrne was published in Collective Creativity for Responsible and Sustainable Business Practice edited by Ziska Fields.

April 28, 2017: Dr. Nyangon was invited to join the Editorial Review Board of International Journal of Sustainable Entrepreneurship and Corporate Social Responsibility (IJSECSR).

April 16, 2017: Dr. John Byrne & Dr. Joseph Nyangon presented a report titled Measuring Urban Sustainability and Peer City Benchmarking to the City of Wilmington Sustainability Working Group in Delaware.

March 9, 2017: Dr. Nyangon won University Doctoral Fellowship Award, 2017.

February 3, 2017: A book chapter on Entangled Systems at the Energy-Water-Food Nexus: Challenges and Opportunities coauthored by Dr. Joseph Nyangon, Dr. Nabeel Alabbas & Prof. Lawrence Agbemabiese was published in Reconsidering the Impact of Climate Change on Global Water Supply, Use, and Management edited by Prakash Rao and Yogesh Patil.


October 24, 2016: Dr. Joseph Nyangon & Dr. Nabeel Alabbas were awarded First Prize in Energy Economics Competition by the United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE) and the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) – sponsored by KAPSARC. [USAEE/IAEE] [UDaily News] [ENEP News] [the Arabian Sun – Saudi Aramco] [Aramco Singapore]

October 24, 2016: Dr. Nyangon attended the 34th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma and presented a poster “Weather-Based Long-Term Electricity Demand Forecasting Model for Saudi Arabia: A Hybrid Approach Using End-Use and Econometric Methods for Comprehensive Demand Analysis”. [View Extended Abstract] [View Paper] [View Poster]

October 13, 2016: Dr. Nyangon awarded University Professional Development Award to attend and present a paper at the USAEE/IAEE 2016 North American Conference in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

September 16, 2016: A review on Environmental Finance and Investments by Marc Chesney, Jonathan Gheyssens, and Luca Taschini(2016) was published in Financial Analysts Journal. [CFA Institute] [Enterprising Investor]

April 10, 2016Environmental Defense Fund and Starwood Hotels and Resorts released a case study report titled “Accelerating Sustainability Across Portfolios: Starwood’s Tool for Reducing Energy and Water Use at +1,270 Properties” that Dr. Nyangon helped to develop. This is an outcome of the EDF Climate Corps Fellowship that he was awarded in 2015. [UDaily News]


October 2, 2015: A review of Economics of Unconventional Shale Gas Development: Case Studies and Impacts by Hefley, W.E. and Wang, Y. (Eds.) (2015) was published in The Energy Journal.

October 2, 2015: Dr. Nyangon awarded University Graduate Scholarship Award, 2015.


April 3, 2014: Dr. Nyangon presented at the 2014 Precarious Alliance: Energy in Transition Sustainability conference, Delaware Valley College, Doylestown, PA.

February 3, 2014: Dr. Nyangon was invited to be a Visiting Research Fellow at the Institute for Oil, Gas, Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development.


May 30, 2013: Dr. Nyangon attended the Social Innovation Summit 2013 at the United Nations in New York City. [Twitter]


January 2, 2012: Dr. Nyangon invited to join a discussion and share his career experience at a Brown Bag Luncheon at Columbia University.

2011 and Before

April 16-18, 2008: Dr. Nyangon attended the Making Renewable Energy Markets Work for Africa conference in Dakar, Senegal. He presented a project on Comparative Analysis of Energy Costs and Consumption Patterns in Sub-Saharan Africa, together with Prof. Vijay Modi [Presentation].

June 4-7, 2007: Dr. Nyangon was recognized as a 2007 TEDGlobal Fellow for his energy engineering research and innovative efforts to inspire a new generation of technology leaders from underrepresented backgrounds. [TEDGlobal]


Comments are closed.

Looking for something?

Use the form below to search the site:

Still not finding what you're looking for? Drop a comment on a post or contact us so we can take care of it!