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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)

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2022 EPRG & CEEPR International Energy Policy Conference “Strategies for 2050 Carbon Neutrality in East Asia” Seoul, 2022

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2021 EPRG Virtual Winter Seminar

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EPRG & CEEPR International Energy Policy Conference, London, UK, 2-3 September 2019

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2018 EPRG Winter Seminar

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2018 EPRG Spring Seminar

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2016 EPRG Winter Seminar

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EPRG Workshop “Implications of Brexit for UK and EU Energy and Climate Policy”, 6 September 2016

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EPRG/CEEPR Annual Conference with support of Shell, London, UK, 9 -10 July 2015

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Visiting EPRG

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