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Democracy and Electricity: Institutions, Industrial Representation and Technology Deployment Rates

It is widely agreed that significant emissions cuts need to be undertaken in the electricity sector to meet the targets adopted in the Paris Agreement (IPCC 201...

Conclusions from the DEePRED project – distributional impacts of flexible electricity tariffs

Whilst flexible electricity tariffs, such as Time-of-Use (ToU) and real-time, play an important role in motivating the shift of electricity demand away from the...

The role of interconnectors in decarbonising Great Britain’s electricity system

Electricity interconnectors are considered as key investments for enhancing the security of supply, increasing overall social welfare and helping achieve decarb...

Unlocking the benefits to end consumers

Nicholas Rubin, ELEXON Ltd ELEXON recognises that how electricity is used is radically changing and that end consumers are being presented with more and more o...

The role of utilities in enabling prosumers and flexible distributed energy resources

Daniel Quiggin, Chatham House This paper explores how utilities could transform as the electricity system undergoes a second phase of transformations and the b...

Consumers and Citizens: the Political Economy of Nuclear Power

Gordon MacKerron, SPRU, University of Sussex Summary Nuclear power is the most political of energy technologies, and is also of high economic significance, wi...

The role of consumers in the uptake of decentralised energy storage technologies

Peter Taylor, University of Leeds Various forms of decentralised electricity and heat storage (decentralised energy storage, DES) could play an important role ...

Integrating prosumers into the electricity grid: the interplay between technology and people

Yael Parag. Interdisciplinary Center (IDC), Herzliya In the era of renewable and decentralized energy systems, prosumers are becoming crucial as they provide a...

Prosumage of solar electricity: batteries, heating and mobility

Wolf-Peter Schill, DIW Berlin Overview Spurred by technology development and regulatory incentives, self-consumption of distributed renewable electricity ge...

Attitudes, preferences and intentions to participate in peer-to-peer electricity trading: The case of Southwest German households

André Hackbarth, Reutlingen University Overview The share of electricity produced   from renewable resources in Germany increased to almost 32% in 2015,...

From Airbnb to Solar: Toward a Transaction Cost Model of a Retail Electricity Distribution Platform

Lynne Kiesling, Purdue University Digitalization, decentralization, and decarbonization are economic factors poised to disrupt many aspects of the utility busi...

Incentivising households to reduce electricity consumption: A meta-analysis of the experimental evidence

Penelope Buckley, Université Grenoble Alpes With the increasing demand for electricity, the phasing out of what were once guaranteed sources of energy supply,...
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