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Searching for the Green Paradox

Dr Christophe McGlade, UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources   The green paradox suggests that some policies aimed at reducing greenhouse gas (GHG)...

Political Shocks and Efficient Investment in Electricity Markets

Professor Felix Muesgens, Brandenburg University of Technology Investment decisions in electricity markets are driven by different factors: (expectations of) f...

Macroeconomic costs and benefits for the EU as a first mover in climate change mitigation: a computable general equilibrium analysis

Professor Pantelis Capros, National Technical University of Athens The paper uses the GEM-E3 global computable general equilibrium model to analyse the costs a...

The path to 2050: strategic insights from modelling the UK energy system

Mr George Day, Energy Technologies Institute The Energy Technologies Institute, a public private partnership between global industries and the UK Government, h...

The Formation of a Domestic and International Market for Tidal Energy Technologies: the Economic Implications for the UK

Miss Michelle Gilmartin, Fraser of Allander Institute, University of Strathclyde World-wide interest in tidal power has increased in recent years, and this is ...

Economic impacts of wind generation variability on gas network operation

Dr Modassar Chaudry, Institute of Energy, Cardiff University Large capacity of wind generation is expected to be installed across Great Britain by 2020. Wind g...

Modelling the regional economic impacts of biofuels development

Mr Grant Allan, Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde Biofuels offer the possibility of serving most, if not all, of the four goals of Scottish en...

The Effect of Royalties on oil and gas production

Dr Clinton Levitt, Copenhagen Business School I develop a structural model of exploration and extraction that can be used to estimate the effectiveness of diff...

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...

Climate policy uncertainty and investment behaviour: Evidence from small hydropower plants

Dr Oecon Kristin Linnerud, Cicero In the coming years, Europe will need more electric power from renewable sources to meet our greenhouse gas and renewable tar...

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...

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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