THE CENTER FOR ENERGY STUDIES (CES) is mandated to provide energy information and analysis that responds to the needs of the legislature, public agencies, and business and civic groups. The Center maintains some unique energy data bases and is the official repository of energy information from the state and The Energy Council. Staff respond regularly to requests from a wide variety of individuals and institutions for specialized energy data and information.
In early March, faculty representing all five of LSU’s research campuses were awarded grants totaling $500,000 through the LIFT2 Grant Program. More than $71,000 was awarded in support of energy-related research.
On February 18, LSU’s Office of Research and Economic Development, with Communications and University Relations, launched an initiative to promote the University’s considerable breadth and depth of energy-related research.
David Dismukes, CES executive director, presented "Energy Prices and the Outlook for the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale," to the Rotary Club of Baton Rouge, Wednesday, January 28, 2015.
At a meeting of the Clean Cities Coalition on November 5, 2014, David Dismukes, executive director, LSU Center for Energy Studies, provided an overview of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan, or CPP.