EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2018 Spring Seminar in partnership with FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon. On May 10, 2018 EPRG hosted delegates to dinner at Westminster College, and on May 11, 2018 at Downing College for a full-day seminar.
SESSION 1 – THE ROLE OF GAS IN ENERGY TRANSITIONS
Chair: Jason Mann (FTI-Compass Lexecon Energy)
Jonathan Stern (OIES) Challenges to the Future of Gas
Alaric Marsden (FTI-Compass Lexecon Energy) Gas as a key enabler of flexible electricity generation
SESSION 2 – ROUNDTABLE: BRINGING SENSE TO THE BREXIT DEBATE: WHAT SHOULD INDUSTRY BE LOOKING FOR?
Chair: David Reiner (EPRG)
Jason Mann (FTI-Compass Lexecon Energy)
Michael Pollitt (EPRG)
Janez Kopac (Energy Community Secretariat)
Jenny Pyper (Northern Ireland Authority For Utility Regulation)
SESSION 3 – SMART POLICIES FOR ENERGY TRANSITION
Chair: Michael Pollitt (EPRG)
Cathy McClay (National Grid) GB Ancillary Services Market: Taking Stock & Looking Forward
Peter Cramton (University of Maryland) The Role of Auctions in Accommodating Renewables
Robert Ritz (EPRG) When is a carbon price floor desirable?
SESSION 4 – REGULATION AND INNOVATION FOR SMARTER AND CLEANER ENERGY MARKETS & NETWORKS
Chair: Alaric Marsden (FTI-Compass Lexecon Energy)
Laura Diaz Anadon (University of Cambridge) Government funding and support for energy RD&D: what do we know about outcomes?
Steve McMahon (Ofgem) Ofgem experience with the network innovation competitions
Ljubo Mitrasevic (FTI-Compass Lexecon Energy) The RIIO2 price control: the opportunities and challenges ahead