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CEEPR & EPRG European Energy Policy Conference
Brussels, 1-2 September 2022

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2022 EPRG & CEEPR European Energy Policy Conference. This year the conference was held in strategic partnership with EDF. It took place at Sparks Building, Rue Ravenstein 60, in Brussels, Belgium, on 1 – 2 September 2022 and comprised of 1,5 day of sessions and dinner.

PROGRAMME

Thursday 1 September

Welcome and Announcements

Christopher R. Knittel (MIT)
David Newbery (EPRG)


Session 1: NET ZERO SCENARIOS: WHAT DO (AND DON’T) THEY TELL US?


Chaired by Marc Oliver Bettzüge (EWI)


François Dassa (EDF)

Sergey Paltsev (MIT)



Session 2: ENERGY SECURITY IN AN EVOLVING GEOPOLITICAL CONTEXT


Chaired by Joshua Hodge (MIT)

Chi Kong Chyong (EPRG) (remotely)
Tim Schittekatte (MIT)


Session 3: POLICY ROUNDTABLE: NAVIGATING ENERGY MARKETS IN TURBULENT TIMES


Chaired by Michael A. Mehling (MIT)

Christopher R. Knittel (MIT)
Andrei Marcu (ERCST)
Dermot Nolan (EPRG
)

Session 4: RETHINKING ELECTRICITY MARKET DESIGN AND PRICING


Chaired by Robert Ritz (EPRG)

Richard L. Schmalensee (MIT) (remotely)
Paul L. Joskow (MIT) (remotely)
David M. Newbery (EPRG)


Friday, 2 September


Session 5: TECHNOLOGY OPTIONS FOR DECARBONIZATION AND RESILIENCE


Chaired by David Reiner (EPRG)

Emre Gençer (MIT) (remotely)
Simon Taylor (EPRG)


Session 6: PRICING CARBON: IS IT USEFUL?


Chaired by Christopher R. Knittel (MIT)

Gilbert E. Metcalf (MIT)

Robert Ritz (EPRG)


Closing Remarks

Christopher R. Knittel (MIT) & David Newbery (EPRG)

David Newbery awarded the honorary title of Doctor by Dauphine – PSL

We are delighted to announce that David Newbery (Director of EPRG, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge)  awarded the honorary title of Doctor by Dauphine-PSL on 2 June 2022 by Prof. El Mouhoub Mouhoud, President of Dauphine – PSL, and Prof. Bruno Bouchard, Vice-President of the Scientific Council. Please read more here… Continue Reading

Presentation “The Green Economy and the Path to Net Zero: Implications for Productivity Measurement” by M.Pollitt

Michael Pollitt (Assistant Director, EPRG and Professor of Business Economics, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge) visited the ESCOE Annual Conference in Glasgow on 27 May 2022 and gave a talk on “The Green Economy and the Path to Net Zero: Implications for Productivity Measurement”  You can watch a video of the talk here A shorter interview… Continue Reading