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Michael Grubb and Karsten Neuhoff – recipients of Marcel Boiteux International Award

EPRG is delighted to announce that Michael Grubb and Karsten Neuhoff (EPRG Associate Researchers) won 2021 IAEE Marcel Boiteux Best International Energy Economics Book Award for their book Planetary Economics. Energy, Climate Change and the Three Domains of Sustainable Development (with Jean-Charles Hourcade). Congratulations to Michael and Karsten!  Continue Reading

Presentation “Some issues in the UK retail energy market” by S. Littlechild

Stephen Littlechild gave a presentation “Some issues in the UK retail energy market” on 2 June 2021. Stephen discussed the impacts of the tariff cap, including some developments in supplier pricing policies. He put some arguments for removing the cap, facilitated by a transition away from it, and discussed developments in the Overall Customer Satisfaction… Continue Reading

2021 EPRG Online Spring Seminar

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2021 Online Spring Seminar. The event took place on 12 and 13 May 2021 and consisted of 4 sessions. The first day concluded with a keynote speech. PROGRAMME 12 MAY 2021 SESSION 1 – Post Brexit Electricity Cross Border Trading Arrangements Chair: Robert Ritz (EPRG) Paul Dawson (RWE) “Trading UK… Continue Reading

Panel Discussion “A Global Economic System in Turmoil: What is at Stake for the MENA region?” with K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes participated in a panel discussion “A Global Economic System in Turmoil: What is at Stake for the MENA region?“, on 17 May 2021 that was part of the plenary session of the ERF 27th Annual Conference. Together with Mahmoud Mohieldin (Executive Director, International Monetary Fund), Hala Elsaid (Minister of Planning and Economic Development,… Continue Reading

CERRE Public Event “How fit is DSO regulation for a decarbonised Europe? Empirical assessment and regulatory pathways” with M. Pollitt and K. Anaya

Michael Pollitt and Karim Anaya took part in CERRE public event “How fit is DSO regulation for a decarbonised Europe? Empirical assessment and regulatory pathways” on 30 April 2021. The webinar covered CERRE’s latest Energy & Climate report, “Optimal regulation for European DSOs to 2025 and beyond”. You can view the webinar here Continue Reading

Mark Carrington

PhD Student, Department of Chemistry Email: [email protected] Supervisors: Prof. Clare Grey & Prof. Oren Scherman Research topic: Aqueous-organic redox flow batteries for grid-scale energy storage Research interests: batteries, materials, hard-tech, techno-economics, industry, deep decarbonization, sustainable development Biography: Mark is a PhD student in the Department of Chemistry working under the joint supervision of Professors Clare… Continue Reading

Daniel Navia

PhD Student, Department of Land Economy Email: [email protected] Supervisors: Professor Laura Diaz Anadon Research topic: Interactions between the financial system and the energy sector Research interests: energy investments, energy innovation, energy policy Biography:  Daniel is a PhD student at the University of Cambridge, Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG), Department of Land Economy. His research focuses… Continue Reading

Blog “How do Businesses Deal with Uncertainty Effectively?” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes wrote a new blog “How do Businesses Deal with Uncertainty Effectively?” on 13 April 2021. In this blog he discusses different types of uncertainty businesses face and how climate change will be the next global extreme uncertainty entrepreneurs and businesses around the world will have to face. The blog can be found here Continue Reading

Panel discussion “Why has it taken so long to take climate change seriously?” with K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes took part in the panel discussion “Why has it taken so long to take climate change seriously?” with Rob Doubleday (CSaP), Steve Evans (Institute for Manufacturing), Fred Pearce (freelance author), and  Zoë Svendsen (Faculty of English). It was held on 28 March 2021 and was part of Cambridge Festival.  You can view the… Continue Reading

Lucrezia Nava

Research Assistant E-mail: [email protected]  Research Interests: organisational response to natural stimuli; climate change mitigation and adaptation; carbon dioxide removal; organisational response to natural disasters. Biography: Lucrezia joined EPRG as a Research Assistant to support a European Union funded project aiming at assessing the realistic potential of negative emissions technologies and practices (NETPs), with a focus on… Continue Reading

Ariel de Fauconberg

PhD Student, Cambridge Judge Business School Email: [email protected] Supervisors: Matthew Grimes and Jennifer Howard-Grenville Research topic: Strategic identity positioning and innovation in the energy sector Research interests: energy policy, climate change mitigation/adaptation, innovation, system dynamics, organisational identity Biography: Ariel (Ari) de Fauconberg is a PhD candidate in the Organisational Theory & Information Systems group at Cambridge Judge Business… Continue Reading

CERRE Public Event “Reaching net zero: scenarios and regulation to rethink sector coupling” with M. Pollitt and C.K. Chyong

On Tuesday 16 March, 2021 the Centre on Regulation in Europe (CERRE) hosted a public event to launch and debate its latest Energy & Climate report “Electricity and gas coupling in a decarbonised economy” that was co-authored by some EPRG members. Michael Pollitt and Chi Kong Chyong were among the speakers at the event.  The… Continue Reading

Pedro Linares

Professor of Industrial Engineering, ICAI-IIT, Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Spain Email: [email protected] Tel: +34 91 5406257 Research interests: Energy Policy, Energy Modeling, Decision Making Biography:  Pedro Linares is Professor of Industrial Engineering at Comillas University, Director of the BP Chair on Energy and Sustainability, and co-director and founder of Economics for Energy. He currently serves as Director… Continue Reading

Petr Doležal

PhD student, Department of Computer Science and Technology E-Mail: [email protected] Supervisors: Prof Srinivasan Keshav  and Dr Emily Shuckburgh Research Topic: Complementarity of distributed renewables and its effect on the transmission grid Research interests: renewable forecasting, energy transmission grid, climate models, probabilistic modelling, artificial intelligence Biography: Petr is a PhD student at the AI for Environmental… Continue Reading

Article “Developments in the Overall Customer Satisfaction League” by S. Littlechild

Stephen Littlechild published an article “Developments in the Overall Customer Satisfaction League” in Cornwall Insight Energy Spectrum, Issue 745, on 18 January 2021. You can read the article here Updated calculations from 25 February 2021 can be viewed here , from April 2021 here (pages 21-22), from May 2021 here and from June 2021 here Continue Reading

Call for Papers: Special Issue “Innovation, Policy, and Regulation in Electricity Markets”

Call for Papers for Special Issue “Innovation, Policy, and Regulation in Electricity Markets“. This special issue will explore lessons from electricity innovation experiments across the world and what implications they have for policy and regulation. Authors are invited to use their papers to describe the nature of the experiments they discuss, the results of the… Continue Reading

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