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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 ...

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 Oil Companies’ Approach To Renewable Energy

Miss Ana Penha The research for this thesis, submitted in May 2009, focuses on the reasons for oil companies investing (or not) in renewable energy. During th...

Vertical integration in bio ethanol industry: security of supply and market access in fuel-ethanol value chain

Mr Jin Hooi Chan, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge The global bioethanol industry expands rapidly with an average growth rate of 15% annually dur...

Measuring the Contribution of New and Renewable Energy R&D to Slowing Down CO2 Emissions in Taiwan with an Integrated Modelling Approach

Professor Shih-Mo Lin, Chung Yuan Christian University, Taiwan Energy and environmental issues have become increasingly important over the past decade. Concern...

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...

Time to stop experimenting with UK renewable energy policy?

Dr Robert Gross, Imperial College In the period since Britain’s electricity markets were privatised a variety of measures have been put in place to support t...

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...

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...

A Technological Innovation System Analysis of the UK Wave Energy Sector using SNA

Mr Angus Vantoch-Wood, University of Exeter A recent POST report on the UK marine energy sector has noted that device developer concerns regarding IP have resu...

Bridging the gap – Market interventions for commercial marine energy deployments

Mr Philip Thies, University of Exeter, 22/09/12 In the UK as much as 17% of the electricity demand (58 TWh/a out of 340 TWh/a) could be provided by wave energ...

Effectiveness and economic efficiency of support mechanisms for private sector investment in renewable generation technologies

Mr Jostein Kristensen  The recent proposal for a Renewables Directive  from the European Commission has set a target on the UK to source 15% of total energy ...
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