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Presentation “The Volatility Curse: A Long-Term Perspective” by K. Mohaddes

Kamiar Mohaddes took part in the panel on the Economics of the Dual Shock in MENA (COVID-19 and the collapse in oil prices) on 12 May 2020 where he presented “The Volatility Curse: A Long-Term Perspective“. The disccussion was part of the ERF-World Bank Webinar series. The complete webinar can be found here  with Kamiar’s… Continue Reading

Comment “Will COVID-19 and Cheap Oil Green Our Energy Future?” by W. J. Nuttall and A. T. Bakenne

William J. Nuttall, EPRG Associate Researcher, and Adetokunboh T. Bakenne wrote a paper “Will COVID-19 and Cheap Oil Green Our Energy Future?“© “The end of oil was always going to be a story of abundant supply and low prices. Will the shock of COVID-19 and negative prices accelerate the change to a greener future?” The full… Continue Reading

Comment “Capacity Remuneration Mechanisms or Energy-Only Markets? The case of Belgium’s market reform plan” by D. Newbery

David Newbery’s paper “Capacity Remuneration Mechanisms or Energy-Only Markets? The case of Belgium’s market reform plan” written in response to a request by the Belgian regulator CREG to comment on their note on the need for a capacity mechanism. The full text can be found here Continue Reading

2019 EPRG Winter Seminar

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2019 Winter Seminar. On December 12, 2019 EPRG hosted delegates to dinner at Christ’s College, and on December 13, 2019 for a full-day seminar at The Møller Center, Churchill College. PROGRAMME SESSION 1 – WHY DO WE HAVE BLACKOUTS? LESSONS FROM AUSTRALIA, GB AND CALIFORNIA Chair: David Newbery… Continue Reading

Sebastian Arroyo Klein

Visiting Researcher, Universidad de los Lagos, Puerto Montt, Chile Supervisor: Michael Pollitt Research interests: Future regulation of electricity distribution networks, technical integration of distributed energy resources and sustainable and green energy technologies  Continue Reading

Jun Xu

Research Visitor, China Institute of Regulation Research, Zhejiang University of Finance and Economics, China E-mail: [email protected] Supervisor: Michael Pollitt Research Interests: electricity markets, power industry regulation, electricity sector reform   Continue Reading

Cambridge Zero Initiative

EPRG is pleased to be part of the new climate change initiative – Cambridge Zero. This ambitious initiative will harness the full breadth of the University’s research capabilities – from the sciences, engineering, humanities and social sciences – and policy expertise, to respond to climate change and support the transition to a sustainable zero-carbon future,… Continue Reading

Sukhgeet Kaur

PhD Student, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge Email: [email protected] Supervisor: Shailaja Fennell Research Topic: Energy Water Nexus in Punjab agriculture Research Interests: Development economics, project appraisal, energy policy, agricultural pricing and marketing policies, trade strategy and industrial policy Biography: Sukhgeet Kaur is a PhD student in the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, having previously graduated with… Continue Reading

CERRE White Paper “Ambition for Europe 2024”

Michael Pollitt co-authored CERRE (Centre for Regulation in Europe) White Paper “Ambitions for Europe 2024”  together with other renowned academics from around Europe. It’s a wide-ranging dossier on the regulation of Europe’s energy, digital, media and mobility industries towards 2024. The authors have developed nearly 50 ambitions for the new European Parliament and Commission |… Continue Reading