Resources / Energy economics

Enabling the transition: Economics & Policy, Politics & Europe

Michael Grubb, Professor of Energy and Climate Change, UCL ISR

Are Markets working? And what do we do if they don’t?

Are Markets working? And what do we do if they don’t? Alistair Buchanan, Chairman, Power and Utilities, KPMG  

Planetary Economics: when The Economist gets it wrong on energy – and why

Michael Grubb, Professor of International Energy and Climate Policy, UCL & Senior Advisor, Sustainable Energy Policy, OFGEM

Clean Energy Investment Trends

Guy Turner, Director, Head of Economics and Commodities , Bloomberg New Energy Finance

Decarbonising the UK Energy Market

 Jonathan Brearley, DECC DECC’s objective is to achieve secure, low carbon, affordable electricity; whilst meeting the UK targets for renewable energy and c...

Decarbonising heat: is electricity the answer?

Michel Colombier, IDDRI An overview of the role of electricity in providing heat within the domestic sector in France, suggests that it has had a growing role ...

The Role of Biofuels in Transport

James Primrose, BP Biofuels There are a range of factors that impact on the effectiveness of different fuel use in transport, with liquid fuels generally being...

Clean Energy Investment Trends in 2011

Benjamin Kafri, Bloomberg New Energy Finance Global energy investment in clean energy has increased from around $52bn in 2004 to $243bn in 2010 including: tech...

Economies of Scale vs the Learning Curve in the Heat Sector

Dr Gareth Davies, Poyry Tackling heat is vital to delivering a low-carbon future, given that heat production is responsible for nearly half of UK’s final ene...

Are Financial Investors Destabilising the Oil Market?

Leo Drollas. Centre for Global Energy Studies Consideration is given to what has caused the extreme volatility in oil price in the last two years and whether t...

Green Fiscal Stimulus Packages

Samuel Fankhauser, Grantham Research Institute, LSE Sets out the case for a green fiscal stimulus, initially through evidence for its impact, before considerin...

Making a Low Carbon Economy Happen

Ben Irons, McKinsey and Company Using low carbon abatement cost curves provides insights into what will be requirement for a low carbon economy, with a global ...
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