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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...

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,...

EU Retail Electricity Markets in Transition: The Quest for Adequate Design

Luis Boscan;University of Southern Denmark (SDU) After a gradual process of reforms, retail electricity markets in Europe are well-established. In parallel, th...

Technological change and innovation in UK energy market – how might it be impacted by the price cap?

Philip O'Donnell; Which? Background With the publication of the Domestic Gas & Electricity (Tariff Cap) Bill, the UK Government is committed to introduc...

What do future utilities need: consent and dissent from incumbents and policy makers in decision theatres

Dr Christoph Mazur, Imperial College   Overview and relevance We are currently examining the opportunities for new and incumbent electricity utili...
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