Elwin Lim

Elwin Lim
Yale School of the Environment, Master of Environmental Management, 2022

Elwin Lim is a MEM5 candidate at Yale School of the Environment. Before coming to Yale, Elwin spent a year doing research for Paul Hawken’s upcoming book, Regeneration: Ending the climate crisis in one generation. Having done internships with Singapore’s energy regulatory agency and at an independent solar power producer, Elwin hopes to hone his skills relevant to the clean energy sector while at Yale, especially with regard to policy and policy implementation.

Authored Articles
Can Clean Peak Standards brighten the view in this part of Brooklyn?

Activists in Brooklyn's Sunset Park neighborhood have explored whether Clean Peak Standards can address air quality and energy inequity. (Photo by Victoria Belanger via Flickr Creative Commons.) 

Explainer: Can Clean Peak Standards Make Energy Economics Meet Energy Justice?

One state has tried requiring power at peak demand periods to come from clean sources. This mandate can improve air quality in low-income communities. Critics question its effect on emissions, though, and its optimal design as clean-energy storage for utilities evolves.