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An evaluating of the regulation of Incentives for Alternative Electricity Sources in Brazil

Dr Élbia Melo, CCEE -Brazil The reduction of the greenhouse gas emissions is one of the major challenges that has been faced by the humankind nowadays. This c...

Energy efficiency in Liberalised energy markets – implications for a low carbon futur

Nick Eyre University of Oxford Full liberalisation of retail gas and electricity markets in Great Britain was implemented in 1998. At the time, it was recognis...

Addressing leakage in the EU ETS: Results from the CASE II model

Dr Stéphanie Monjon, CIRED The European Union Emission Trading System covers CO2 emissions from electricity generation and heavy industry. Industry representa...

Regulating Energy Networks to facilitate the Transition in the Energy Industry

Dr Machiel Mulder, Netherlands Competition Authority NMa The growing attention for the environmental effects of using (fossil) energy calls for an evaluation o...

Vertical integration in bio ethanol industry: security of supply and market access in fuel-ethanol value chain

Mr Jin Hooi Chan, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge The global bioethanol industry expands rapidly with an average growth rate of 15% annually dur...

Funding nuclear power and radioactive waste

Professor Gordon MacKerron, SPRU, University of Sussex The UK Government expects substantial new investment in nuclear power as part of its approach to reducin...

Measuring the Contribution of New and Renewable Energy R&D to Slowing Down CO2 Emissions in Taiwan with an Integrated Modelling Approach

Professor Shih-Mo Lin, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan Energy and environmental issues have become increasingly important over the past decade. Concern...

Quantifying Exports and Minimising Curtailment: From 20% to 50% Wind Penetration in Denmark

Mr Andrew Smith, London Analytics Denmark is frequently held up as a case study of a grid successfully integrating a wind penetration of 20%. Conversely, claim...

Accelerating the development of emerging renewable energy technologies: research and policy challenges

Dr Mark Winskel, Instiute for Energy Systems, University of Edinburgh Emerging renewable energy technologies promise to open up more diverse and more affordabl...

Effectiveness energy covenants: International evidence

Matthijs De Jong, Erasmus University Rotterdam Several OECD countries use covenants as an important part of their policy to stimulate energy efficiency, carbon...

Prospects For LNG To Contribute To The “20-20-20” Targets As A Transition Fuel

Mr John Holding Given the EU targets - set some 3½ years ago now  – which are to be met by 2020: A reduction in EU greenhouse gas emissions of at least 2...

The TIAM-UCL Global Energy Systems Model: Critical Comparison of UK and Global Climate Decarbonisation Trajectories

Mr William Usher, Energy Institute, University College London Given the limited progress achieved at COP 15 in Copenhagen, UK based policy makers and internati...
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