Appropriate government support for R&D in the energy sector is crucial if technical progress and innovation are to be achieved. Understanding the long-term impact of regulation and market liberalisation on R&D will help us to assess current technology policies and identify any areas in need of change.
Topics under this theme include:
- The impact of regulation and liberalisation on R&D and innovation
- The role of R&D in supporting the transition to a low-carbon energy system
- New energy technologies and appropriate levels of R&D support