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Regulating energy suppliers to deliver energy demand reduction

Dr Nick Eyre, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford  Regulation of energy companies to provide energy efficiency improvements for their custome...

Building Market Transformation: transforming markets from the inside

Mark Hinnells, Environmental Change Institute, University of Oxford Buildings account for 47% of UK carbon emissions. Building Market Transformation is explo...

BERR Energy Group’s Long Term Scenarios and analysis underpinning the 2008 Nuclear White Paper

Mr Stephen Green, BERR  The effects of today’s energy policy will be seen long into the future. BERR Energy Group Scenarios has developed scenarios to aid...

UK Renewable Heat Policy: Lessons from Renewable Electricity Policy

Peter M. Connor  University of Exeter According to figures presented by the UK’s Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform (BERR) in 2007,...

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...

The Political Economy of Energy Regulation in the UK 1945-2007 – Paradigms and Policy

Dr Shane Fudge, University of Surrey This paper considers the current and historical debate that has taken place around energy policy and government regulati...

A distinctive Energy Policy for Scotland?

Professor Peter McGregor, Department of Economics, University of Strathclyde  The objective of this paper is to explore the extent to which there has emerge...

Characterising risk and uncertainty for CCS investments in the UK

Ms Hannah Chalmers, University of Surrey  Carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies have been recognised by policy-makers and scientists as a potentiall...

Sustainability challenges in regulating electricity distribution networks

Miss Rita Shaw, Electricity North West / University of Surrey  The price-control regulation of Great Britain’s regional electricity distribution networks wa...

Learning Rates and Cost Reduction in the Marine Energy Sector

Mr Henry Jeffrey, University of Edinburgh. Since the early 1990s cost reduction and learning rates have attracted significant interest in technology and policy...

Exploring the Rationales for Relaxations in the UK Petroleum Fiscal Regime 1980-2000

Dr Hafez Abdo, Nottingham Trent University. The UK petroleum fiscal regime was established in 1975 and tightened up with a number of different new taxes up unt...

Transmission access – developing a regime to facilitate the delivery of the UK’s Renewable Targets

Mr Philip Baker, Exeter University Abstract for BIEE 7th Academic Conference The New Energy Challenge: Security and Sustainability A Job for Government...
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