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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...

Heat delivery in a low carbon economy

Mr Jamie Speirs, Imperial College London The delivery of heat to end users is a strategically important part of any transition to a low carbon economy. Recent ...

Governing Energy Networks For a Low Carbon Economy

Mr Ronan Bolton, University of Leeds Achieving medium and long term carbon emissions reduction targets will necessitate a radical shift in the way electricity ...

Energy security and climate change: Conflicting or complementary energy policy objectives?

Gordon MacKerron Raphael Sauter University of Sussex SPRU     Energy security and climate change have become core energy policy objectives. Despite ar...

Transition pathways for a low carbon energy system in the UK: assessing the compatibility of large-scale and small-scale options

Dr Tim Foxon, University of Leeds  This paper will describe initial work on transition pathways for a low carbon energy system in the UK, being pursued in a...

The Geopolitics of Energy Insecurity: the Challenge of Arctic Hydrocarbons for UK Policy

Dr Richard Powell, University of Liverpool. This paper explores the interrelations of climatic changes and energy security through the shifting geopolitics of ...

Price Signals from the Electricity Distribution Networks

Miss Rita Shaw, Electricity North West / University of Surrey  The paper/ poster explores the current regulatory framework around network pricing and discusse...

The Implications of Low-Carbon Scenarios for Investment Strategies

Mr Thomas Tindall, Oxera. The extent to which we address climate change, and the way in which it may be achieved is highly uncertain, and intertwined with a wi...

How environmentally sustainable are current biofuels?

Mr Jeremie Mercier, Imperial College  Today’s liquid transport biofuels are mostly bioethanol and biodiesel, commonly used in low blends with their fossil...
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