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Presentation “What are the prospects for electrical energy storage (EES)? Lessons from Europe and California” by M. Pollitt

Michael Pollitt gave a presentation “What are the prospects for electrical energy storage (EES)? Lessons from Europe and California” at the International Conference on the Frontier of Advanced Batteries, CIBF2016 and the 6th China International Energy Storage Conference in Shenzhen, China, on 25 May 2016 | PDF   Continue Reading

Presentation “In Search of ‘Good’ Energy Policy: why multi-disciplinary approaches to Energy and Climate problems are so important” by M. Pollitt

Michael Pollitt gave a presentation “In Search of ‘Good’ Energy Policy: why multi-disciplinary approaches to Energy and Climate problems are so important” at CEEP, Beijing Institute of Technology, China, on 20 May 2016 | PDF Continue Reading

Presentation ” Strategic investment, multimarket interaction and competitive advantage: An application to the natural gas industry” by R. Ritz

Robert Ritz gave a presentation ” Strategic investment, multimarket interaction and competitive advantage: An application to the natural gas industry” during the Seminar in Energy Economics, at Ecole des Mines & Paris Dauphine, France, on 13 April 2016 | PDF Continue Reading

Article “What is needed for battery electric vehicles to become socially cost competitive?” by D. Newbery and G. Strbac

The article “What is needed for battery electric vehicles to become socially cost competitive?” by David Newbery and Goran Strbac was published on ScienceDirect website on 6 April 2016. To read the article in PDF, please click here. To access the online version (available till 26 May 2016), please click here  Continue Reading

Comment on Future of Nuclear Industry, House of Commons Select Committee, by S. Taylor

Simon Taylor, Director of the Master of Finance Programme, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and EPRG Associate Researcher, was invited to the House of Commons Select Committee on Energy and Climate Change to give evidence on the future of the Nuclear Power and Hinkley Project industry on 23 March, 2016. To listen to the recording, please… Continue Reading

Article “Hinkley Point is a costly mistake, but only France can pull the plug” by S. Taylor

Simon Taylor, Director of the Master of Finance Programme, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and EPRG Associate Researcher, published an article “Hinkley Point is a costly mistake, but only France can pull the plug” in The Guardian on 14 March 2016. “Vincent de Rivaz, chief executive of EDF Energy, once boasted that British customers would… Continue Reading

Book “The Fall and Rise of Nuclear Power in Britain” by S. Taylor

Simon Taylor, Director of the Master of Finance Programme, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge, and EPRG Associate Researcher, published his new book “The Fall and Rise of Nuclear Power in Britain”. The book is now available here.    The review of the book in the latest Nature Energy by Prof Gordon Mackerron can be read… Continue Reading

Report “Delivering future-proof energy infrastructure” by M. Pollitt

The report “Delivering future-proof energy infrastructure” written by Goran Strobac, Ioannis Konstantelos, Michael Pollitt and Richard Green for the National Infrastructure Commission was mentioned in BBC Business News in the article Smart energy could save £8bn a year, say advisers by Roger Harrabin on 4 March 2016.  To read the article, please click here To read the… Continue Reading

Stephen Littlechild’s latest contribution to CMA’s current Energy market investigation

Stephen Littlechild’s latest contribution to CMA’s current Energy market investigation “The CMA energy market investigation, the well-functioning market, Ofgem, Government and behavioural economics“. This paper is forthcoming in the European Competition Journal, March 2016. Executive Summary | Text    Continue Reading

David MacKay Received Knighthood for His Work in Energy and Climate Change

David MacKay, Regius Professor of Engineering, Cambridge University Engineering Department, lately Chief Scientific Advisor at DECC, and EPRG Associate Researcher, has been awarded a Knighthood in the 2016 New Year Honours List for “services to Scientific Advice in Government and Science Outreach”. Congratulations to Professor MacKay! We at EPRG are very proud to count him as one of… Continue Reading