Category Archives: Winter Seminars

2016 EPRG Winter Seminar

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2016 Winter Seminar in partnership with NERA. On December 8, 2016 EPRG hosted delegates to a dinner at Newnham College, and on December 9, 2016 at Clare College for a full-day seminar.

Programme

SESSION 1 – THE ROLE OF CENTRAL PLANNING AND PROCUREMENT IN EFFICIENT ENERGY SYSTEMS

Chair: George Anstey (NERA)

Juha Teirilä & Robert Ritz (EPRG) Market power in the capacity market? The case of Ireland

Vakhtang Kvekvetsia (NERA) Real Options and Planning Under Uncertainty  

SESSION 2 – COMPETITION IN THE ENERGY MARKET

Chair:  Stephen Littlechild (EPRG)

Keynote Address: Roger Witcomb (CMA)

Sean Gammons (NERA)

Bill Bullen (Utilita)

Sebastian Eyre (LSE)

SESSION 3 – TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION PRICING – CURRENT ISSUES IN ELECTRICITY AND GAS MARKETS

Chair: Dominik Huebler (NERA)

Kong Chyong (EPRG) & Katja Yafimava (OIES) Gas transmission pricing &investment in cross-border capacity

Richard Druce (NERA) Perspectives on efficient network pricing

SESSION 4 – BARRIERS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR A SOCIALLY OPTIMAL CARBON PRICING

Chair: David Reiner (EPRG)

Geoffroy Dolphin & Michael Pollitt (EPRG) Political economy of carbon pricing

Alon Carmel & Dan Radov (NERA) Climate & Renewables Policies in Europe

 

2005 EPRG Winter Seminar

Programme SESSION 1 – SECURITY OF SUPPLY – GAS Chair:  Michael Pollitt            Karsten Neuhoff – Spot trade or long term contracting – a strategic perspective Christian von Hirschhausen – Long term supply of gas – LNG vs. Russian gas? SESSION 2 – SYSTEM PERFORMANCE Chair:  Janusz Bialek Tooraj Jamasb – Energy technology learning curves Michael… Read more

2006 EPRG Winter Seminar

Programme SESSION – 1 – THE EUROPEAN EMISSIONS TRADING SCHEME Felix Matthes – Where are we? Michael Grubb – The wider picture Karsten Neuhoff – Improving investment framework for low Carbon technologies SESSION 2 – MARKET DESIGN FOR LOW CARBON SYSTEMS Janusz Bialek – Why has it happened again? The European blackout of 4th November… Read more

2007 EPRG Winter Seminar

Programme SESSION 1 – THE 20% RENEWABLE TARGET: IMPLICATIONS FOR ELECTRICITY SUPPLY Chair:  David Reiner, EPRG Mario Ragwitz (Frauenhofer) – Feasibility, cost and regional distribution Tera Allas (DBERR) – Increasing share of renewables and security of supply SESSION 2 – DELIVERING A LOW-CARBON ELECTRICITY SYSTEM Chair:  Tooraj Jamasb, EPRG Karsten Neuhoff (EPRG) –  Targets, prices and other policy instruments… Read more

2008 EPRG Winter Seminar

Programme SESSION 1 – INVESTMENT & THE CREDIT CRUNCH Chair: Bill Nuttall (EPRG, University of Cambridge) Jonathan Mirrlees-Black (Exane BNP-Paribas) Power generation Simon Taylor (JBS, University of Cambridge) Nuclear investment SESSION 2 – TECHNOLOGY TRANSFERS TO CHINA & INDIA Chair: Karsten Neuhoff (EPRG, University of Cambridge) David Reiner & Dabo Guan (EPRG, Cambridge) The scenarios… Read more

2009 EPRG Winter Seminar

Programme SESSION 1 – COMMERCIAL & RESIDENTIAL ENERGY CONSUMERS  Chair:  David Newbery (EPRG) Aoife Brophy Haney (EPRG) High Street retailers’ climate strategies Catherine Waddams (UEA) Social objectives and the market SESSION 2 – SECURITY OF SUPPLY  Chair:  Pierre Noël (EPRG) Kong Chyong Chi (EPRG) Bypassing Ukraine Ian Marlee (Ofgem) Risks to UK security of supply… Read more

2010 EPRG Winter Seminar

Programme SESSION 1 – INVESTMENT  Chair:  Michael Pollitt (EPRG) Andreas Ehrenmann (GDF Suez) & Yves Smeers (UCLouvain) Capacity expansion Jostein Kristensen (Oxera) Investing in UK gas storage SESSION 2 – INTERNATIONAL GAS MARKETS Chair:  Pierre Noel (EPRG) Howard Rogers (OIES) The Atlantic LNG market Chi Kong Chyong (EPRG) European gas without Ukraine? SESSION 3 –… Read more

2011 EPRG Winter Seminar

Programme SESSION 1 – EU V. MEMBER STATES: ISSUES IN POLICY-MAKING Chair: William Nuttall (EPRG) Daniel Radov (NERA) UK carbon price floor versus the ETS Pierre Noël (EPRG) Member States and the EU gas security Regulation SESSION 2 – RENEWABLES AND THE ELECTRICITY MARKET Chair: Michael Pollitt (EPRG) Graham Shuttleworth (NERA) Intermittency and generation investment… Read more

2012 EPRG Winter Seminar

Programme SESSION 1 – BALANCING A LOW-CARBON ELECTRICITY SYSTEM Chair: David Newbery (EPRG) Goran Strbac (Imperial College) The 2050 balancing challenge Richard Druce (NERA) Balancing the System in 2050: Policy Challenges SESSION 2 – RESIDENTIAL DEMAND Chair: Michelle Baddeley (EPRG) George Anstey & Graham Shuttleworth (NERA) Economics of ECO Obligation Scott Kelly (EPRG) Household Energy… Read more

2014 EPRG Winter Seminar

Programme SESSION 1: AUCTIONS IN ENERGY POLICY Chair: S. Gammons (NERA) D. Newbery & M. Grubb (EPRG) The Final Hurdle?: Security of supply, the Capacity Mechanism and the role of interconnectors Benjamin Chee (NERA) The U.S. Experience with Auctions in Energy Policy SESSION 2: ROUNDTABLE ON EU ENERGY POLICIES Chair: D. Radov (NERA) P. Dawson… Read more

2013 EPRG Winter Seminar

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2013 Winter Seminar with NERA Economic Consulting.  EPRG and NERA hosted delegates to a dinner at Christs College on the 12th of December followed by a full-day seminar at Memorial Court, Clare College. Programme   SESSION 1: AUCTIONS IN ENERGY POLICY Chair: David Newbery (EPRG) Michael Pollitt and Thomas… Read more