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Valuing Carbon: From theory to practice and back (again)

Professor Michael Grubb, The Carbon Trust  There are two main discourses around carbon, the first relating to what the cost of carbon should be. It is suggest...

Saving Energy

Dr Brenda Boardman, ECI,  Oxford University In the context of the challenge to cut carbon emissions, the task is huge, but possible. The 40% House study provi...

The Energy White Paper: Distributed Energy

 Professor Goran Strbac, Imperial College There are a number of drivers for change in terms of the present centralised electricity system, including: aging as...

Security of Supply for the UK

Professor Jonathan Stern, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies Although the 2007 EWP seeks to define energy security, its approach is insufficient. In particul...

Reducing Energy Use in UK Transport

Professor David Banister, Transport Studies Unit, Oxford University The UK transport sector is responsible for over a quarter of UK energy use and GHG emission...

Renewable Energy in the 2007 Energy White Paper

Professor Catherine Mitchell, University of Exeter Provides an overview of progress on renewables within the UK, the current support mechanisms for them, new ...

Carbon Capture and Storage

Dr Jon Gibbins, Imperial College Tracks the development of CCS thinking within Government since the 2003 EWP, setting out the measures that are proposed to s...

Electricity Generation: Nuclear Power

Professor Gordon Mackerron, SPRU, University of Sussex Nuclear investment within the UK is becoming credible again because: the political fall-out from Cherno...

Energy White Paper 2007

“Meeting the Energy Challenge”, the White Paper on Energy, was published on May 23, 2007 following several years of intense energy policy review and debate....

Energy Policies in a Global Context

Paul Chambers, Defra Forecast global carbon reductions from 2002 to 2030 are reviewed, indicating that energy efficiency is expected to account for over 50% of...

Security Issues: EU Standards for energy security of supply

Martin Scheepers, ECN, The Netherlands In a review process to assess the energy security of supply (SoS) for the EU and individual Member States, standards ca...

Innovation Policy: Ofgem, distributed generation and innovation: Recent Initiatives

Bridget Woodman, Warwick Business School Increasing levels of distributed generation are expected to connect to distribution networks in the UK over the next f...
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