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The Carbon Reduction Agenda and UK Nuclear Energy Policy

Mr Jonathan Cooper, University of Central Lancashire The relatively low carbon footprint of nuclear energy development, when compared to fossil fuel alternativ...

Nuclear Energy Policy in the European Union: The Case of Romania

Mr Raphael Heffron, University of Cambridge This research assesses the formulation of nuclear energy policy in the European Union (EU) directly focusing on Rom...

An innovative model-based approach to CO2 marginal abatement cost

Mr Fabian Kesicki, UCL Energy Institute Policy makers in the UK as in many countries around the world are confronted with the task of how to reduce carbon emis...

Governing Energy Networks For a Low Carbon Economy

Mr Ronan Bolton, University of Leeds Achieving medium and long term carbon emissions reduction targets will necessitate a radical shift in the way electricity ...

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...

Heat delivery in a low carbon economy

Mr Jamie Speirs, Imperial College London The delivery of heat to end users is a strategically important part of any transition to a low carbon economy. Recent ...

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...

Prospects For LNG To Contribute To The “20-20-20” Targets As A Transition Fuel

Mr John Holding Given the EU targets - set some 3½ years ago now  – which are to be met by 2020: A reduction in EU greenhouse gas emissions of at least 2...

Making the least reactive pay: A consumer penalty/reward mechanism for Demand Response programs

Dr Jacopo Torriti, University of Surrey The orthodox approach for incentivising Demand Response (DR) programs is that utility losses from capital costs, instal...

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...

Personal carbon Taxation: its role in climate policy

Dr Tina Fawcett University of Oxford In the UK, there is currently little interest in exploring increased direct personal carbon taxation as a response to clim...

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...
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