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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...

Policies for a Low Carbon UK Energy System

Prof. Dennis Anderson, Imperial College.  3 October 2007 This paper provides an independent assessment of the policies required, and estimated costs for, ach...

Energy White Paper: Overview

Professor David Newbery, Cambridge University As well as comparing the 2003 and 2007 Energy White Papers, progress since 2003 is set out. For different sectors...

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

Vicky Pryce, BERR This provides a brief overview of the 2007 Energy White Paper (EWP), setting the policy and analytical context and some key highlights. The k...
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