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Presentation “Competition and the UK Retail Energy Market” by S. Littlechild

Stephen Littlechild gave a presentation “Competition and the UK retail energy market: Lessons for Australia?” during AEC Luncheon Seminar in Park Hyatt, Melbourne, Australia on 29 November 2017 | PDF He also presented “Competition and the UK retail energy market” at Meridian Energy Seminars, Wellington, New Zealand on 23 November 2017 | PDF   You can view this presentation here    Continue Reading

S. Littlechild latest submission to BEIS

Stephen Littlechild and other former energy regulators of the UK submitted a written evidence to the BEIS Select Committee on pre-legislative scrutiny of the draft domestic gas and electricity (tariff cap) bill  in November 2017. The full text can be found here. On 12 December 2017, S. Littlechild gave evidence in person during the Select Committee meeting. The written… Continue Reading

Eoghan O’Neill

PhD candidate, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge Email: epo21@cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Melvyn Weeks Research Topics: Heterogeneity of electricity demand response: electricity smart metering, applied econometrics, machine learning. Biography: Eoghan is a secod year PhD student of Economics. He previously obtained an MPhil in Economic Research at Cambridge and studied Mathematics and Economics at Trinity College Dublin… Continue Reading

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Bowei Guo

PhD candidate, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge Email: bg347@cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Melvyn Weeks Research Topic: Essays on Energy and Environmental Economics Research Interest: Applied Econometrics, Energy Economics, Environmental Economics, Machine Learning, Factor Analysis Background: Bowei is a PhD candidate in the faculty of economics, University of Cambridge. He majored in Economics and Econometrics in his… Continue Reading

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Presentation “Oil Prices and the Global Economy: Is It Different This Time Around?” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes, EPRG Associate Researcher, gave a presentation “Oil Prices and the Global Economy: Is It Different This Time Around?” at the Conference on “Arab Oil Exporters: Coping with a New Global Oil Order”, at the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development on 26-27 November 2017 in Kuwait | PDF   Continue Reading

Chung-Han Yang

PhD Student, Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG) E-mail: chy26@cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Jorge Vinuales Research topic: FDI in the energy sector and trans-national environmental contracts Research interests: energy law, international environmental law, international investment law, electricity sector Biography: Chung-Han Yang is a Ph.D. candidate at C-EENRG under the supervision of Professor Jorge Viñuales. His… Continue Reading

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Presentation “Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Dampen the Negative Effects of Commodity Price Volatility?” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes, EPRG Associate Researcher, gave a presentation “Do Sovereign Wealth Funds Dampen the Negative Effects of Commodity Price Volatility?” at the Workshop on New Perspectives on Political Economy of the Middle East that took place at the University of Oxford on 27-28 October 2017 | PDF    Continue Reading

John Miles

Professor of Transitional Energy Strategies, Arup – Royal Academy of Engineering, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge E-mail:  jcm91@eng.cam.ac.uk Research Interests: Energy Strategy, Energy Storage and Distribution, Transport, Electric Vehicles Biography: John Miles is a Fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge and is the Arup/Royal Academy of Engineering Professor of Transitional Energy Strategies at the University’s Department of… Continue Reading

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A Review of Gas Security of Supply within Great Britain’s Gas Market – From the Present to 2035

The UK government has published its strategic assessment and review of GB’s Gas security of supply based on a detailed analysis by CEPA using EPRG’s gas market models. Dr Chi Kong Chyong, EPRG Research Associate & Director of Energy Policy Forum, led the modelling work for this review. A summary of this strategic assessment and… Continue Reading

Article “Implications of the current low oil prices for MENA countries” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes and Mehdi Raissi published an article “Implications of the current low oil prices for MENA countries” on Economic Research Forum website, on 9 October 2017 ‘Oil importers in the region should not overestimate the positive impact of the decline in oil prices on their economies given considerable uncertainty about the persistence of lower oil… Continue Reading

Feng Wang

Feng Wang, School of Economics and Finance, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China E-mail: f.wang@jbs.cam.ac.uk Supervisor: David Reiner Research Interests: Evaluation of energy and environmental policy; Climate change economics; Sustainable economic growth; Chinese economy; Analytic general equilibrium model Continue Reading

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Sinan Kufeoglu

Research Associate E-mail: s.kufeoglu@jbs.cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Michael Pollitt Research Interests: electric power reliability, impacts of nature events on the continuity of supply, economic investigation of microgrids and demand side management at residential sector Biography: Sinan received his B.Sc. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, in 2009 and the M.Sc.… Continue Reading

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C.K. Chyong quoted in PenzaNews Agency

Chi Kong Chyong was quoted in the article “US anti-Russia sanctions may have negative impact on European energy security” in PenzaNews Agency on 4 August 2017. “While the exporters of gas – Russia and USA – are looking for more customers in the oversupplied market environment, European energy security is at odds: European gas markets are… Continue Reading

Simon Taylor – recipient of the 2017 CJBS Sandra Dawson Research Impact Award

We are delighted to announce that Simon Taylor, EPRG Associate Researcher, is the winner of the 2017 Cambridge Judge Business School Sandra Dawson Research Impact Award. Funded by a generous donation from Professor Dame Sandra Dawson, the annual Research Impact Awards recognise the impact of our research on non-academic stakeholders. Awards are made on the basis… Continue Reading

Journal Article: International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, 2013, vol. 18

Emma ter Mors, Bart W. Terwel, Dancker D.L. Daamen, David M. Reiner et al A comparison of techniques used to collect informed public opinions about CCS: Opinion quality after focus group discussions versus information-choice questionnaires International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control, Volume 18, October 2013, Pages 256-263 Continue Reading