Author Archives: EPRG Admin

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, from May 2021 here, from June 2021 here, from September 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

Journal Article: “Developing a generic System Dynamics model for building stock transformation towards energy efficiency and low-carbon development”, Energy and Buildings, Vol 224, October 2020

W. Zhou, A. Moncaster, D. Reiner, P. Guthrie Developing a generic System Dynamics model for building stock transformation towards energy efficiency and low-carbon development Energy and Buildings, volume 224, article #110246, 1 October 2020 Continue Reading

Report “Regulation and policies for local flexibility markets: Current and future developments in seven leading countries” by K. Anaya and M. Pollitt

Karim Anaya and Michael Pollitt wrote a report “Regulation and policies for local flexibility markets: Current and future developments in seven leading countries” for Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), as a result of their participation in Project MERLIN. The report was published on Project  MERLIN website in November 2020. This report investigates stakeholder opinion… Continue Reading

Report “A Review of International Experience in the use of smart electricity platforms for the procurement of flexibility services (Part 2 – Main Findings)” by K. Anaya and M. Pollitt

Karim Anaya and Michael Pollitt wrote a report “A Review of International Experience in the use of smart electricity platforms for the procurement of flexibility services (Part 2 – Main Findings)” for Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), as a result of their participation in Project MERLIN. The report was published on Project MERLIN website… Continue Reading

Report “A review of international experience in the use of smart electricity platforms for the procurement of flexibility services (Part 1)” by K. Anaya and M. Pollitt

Karim Anaya and Michael Pollitt wrote a report “A review of international experience in the use of smart electricity platforms for the procurement of flexibility services (Part 1)” for Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN), as a result of their participation in Project MERLIN. The report was published on Project MERLIN website in May 2020.… Continue Reading

2020 EPRG Online Winter Seminar

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2020 Online Winter Seminar in partnership with FTI Consulting and Compass Lexecon. The event took place on 3 and 4 December 2020 and consisted of 4 sessions. PROGRAMME 3 December 2020 SESSION 1 – Panel discussion: “Green Growth: Harnessing Economic Opportunities while Meeting Climate Policy Targets” Chair: David Reiner… Continue Reading

Thea Jung

PhD Student, Department of Land Economy E-Mail: [email protected] Supervisors: Laura Diaz Anadon and Jorge Viñuales Research Topic: Decarbonisation pathways in energy-intensive industries: The case of the cement industry Biography: Thea is a PhD student at the Center for Energy, Environment and Natural Resource Governance (CEENRG), Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge (since October 2019). She… Continue Reading

EPRG Working Paper 2036

David Newbery Club goods and a tragedy of the commons: the Clean Energy Package and wind curtailment Abstract | Non-Technical Summary | Text Previously published as “The distortionary cost of marginal wind curtailment” on 1 December 2020, this paper was revised and renamed in January 2021 An updated version of WP2036 published in April 2022… Continue Reading