Lucy Shim

Lucy Shim
Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, 2020 MESC

Lucy (Myung Eun) Shim is a Master of Environmental Science candidate at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies where she focuses on energy economics and policy. She is interested in clean energy, smart grid and electricity market design. She is passionate about using economic analysis to understand energy consumption and helping businesses and people to make more sustainable decisions.

Prior to joining Yale MESc program, Lucy researched at Berkeley Economic Advising and UC Berkeley Department of Agricultural Resource Economics. She holds a BS in Environmental Science and BS in Environmental Economics and Policy from UC Berkeley.

She loves going to art museums and collecting colorful postcards. 

Authored Articles
Introduction of Solarize and SEEDS II Solarize is a unique community-based program that leverages peers and social networks to encourage residential solar adoption through a group pricing strategy. Solarize campaigns spread the knowledge of solar benefits through social networks and engage strong volunteer leadership (“solar ambassadors”) who are passionate about solar energy. The Yale Solar Energy Evolution and Diffusion Studies (SEEDS) II team has designed, implemented and studied Solarize campaigns as a series of randomized field trials. The SEEDS II team wants to understand two effects: the rates at which households of various income levels adopt solar, and how different...
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Enthusiasm for Energy Storage in the Eastern Grid

At Storage East 2018, policymakers, businesses and utilities – the entire storage value chain – convened in Washington, D.C. to discuss the next steps for the Eastern Interconnection in the United States. On Oct. 16, utility companies, power services, and energy developers engaged in a panel discussion on how to best incentivize the rollout of energy storage under current regulatory conditions.