Tag Archives: D. Reiner

EPRG is pleased to announce our successful 2023 Winter Seminar, “Recalibrating Energy and Climate Policy”. On 7 December 2023, EPRG hosted delegates to a dinner at Christ’s College, and on 8 December 2023, to a full-day seminar at Newnham College. The first day concluded with a keynote speech given by Nick Winser (Electricity Networks Commissioner) “The Future of Electricity Networks”

PROGRAMME 7 DECEMBER 2023 Nick Winser (Electricity Networks Commissioner) gave a keynote speech “The Future of Electricity Networks” 8 DECEMBER 2023 SESSION 1 — RENEWABLES & INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTChair: Robert Ritz (EPRG)David Newbery (EPRG) – slidesEllen Quigley (Cambridge University)Wissam Anastas (GIRA Finance) – slides SESSION 2 — CARBON PRICING & CARBON MARKETSChair: David Reiner (EPRG)George von… Continue Reading

The Energy Policy Research Group recently provided two timely new contributions on the future of electricity policy in response to a major government consultation on the subject.  In July 2022, the UK Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) released its Review of Electricity Market Arrangements (REMA), which BEIS described as the ‘biggest electricity market reform in a generation’ and submissions were due on 10 October 2022.

Prof David Newbery, Prof Michael Pollitt, Prof David Reiner and Dr Robert Ritz submitted a response to the REMA Consultation Document Questions going through each of the chapters in detail. Prof David Newbery, EPRG’s director wrote a commentary on the future of UK electricity policy in response to REMA. Continue Reading

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… Continue Reading

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

PROGRAMME Monday, 27 June 2022 Welcome and AnnouncementsChristopher R. Knittel (MIT)Michael Pollitt (EPRG)Yong Tae Yoon (SNU) KEYNOTE SPEECHPresident & CEO Seung-Il Cheong (KEPCO) KEYNOTE SPEECHCEO & Chairman Dong Hee Jung (KPX) NET-ZERO SCENARIOS OF MAJOR COUNTRIESChaired by David Reiner (EPRG) Kamiar Mohaddes (EPRG) (virtually)Sergey Paltsev (MIT)Jiyong Eom (KAIST) RESTRUCTURING AND REGULATING THE POWER INDUSTRY FOR… Continue Reading

Journal Article “Market Power and Long-term Gas Contracts: The Case of Gazprom in Central and Eastern European Gas Markets”, The Energy Journal, Vol. 44, Number 1, 2022

Chi Kong Chyong, David M Reiner, Dhruvak Aggarwal Market Power and Long-term Gas Contracts: The Case of Gazprom in Central and Eastern European Gas Markets The Energy Journal, Volume 44, Number 1, 2022 Also Published as EPRG WP 2115 Continue Reading

Journal Article: “Developing a generic System Dynamics model for building stock transformation towards energy efficiency and low-carbon development”, Energy and Buildings, Vol 224, October 2020

W. Zhou, A. Moncaster, D. Reiner, P. Guthrie Developing a generic System Dynamics model for building stock transformation towards energy efficiency and low-carbon development Energy and Buildings, volume 224, article #110246, 1 October 2020 Continue Reading

Journal Article: “Equity in allocating carbon dioxide removal quotas” by D. Reiner et al

David Reiner together with Carlos Pozo, Ángel Galán-Martin, Niall Mac Dowell and Gonzalo Guillén-Gosálbez published an article “Equity in allocating carbon dioxide removal quotas” in Nature Climate Change on 8 June 2020. This paper is on how to fairly allocate responsibility to carry out carbon dioxide removal (CDR) activities across countries. CDR will be critical… Continue Reading

Podcast “A ‘tough sell’: why it is so difficult to address climate change on a global scale” by M. Pollitt and D. Reiner

Michael Pollitt and David Reiner recorded a podcast  “A ‘tough sell’: why it is so difficult to address climate change on a global scale” as part of the “Cambridge Judge Business School Debate” series. This podcast focuses on energy policy – the nature of the challenges, the difficulty in addressing climate change, and a few… Continue Reading

Policy Brief “A carbon price floor for power generation to reaffirm EU climate leadership” by D. Newbery, D. Reiner and R. Ritz

David Newbery, David Reiner and Robert Ritz published a Policy Brief “A carbon price floor for power generation to reaffirm EU climate leadership” on 28 June 2018. The brief is based on the EPRG Working Paper #1816   ‘The European Union should introduce a minimum price on carbon dioxide from electricity generation to accelerate low-carbon investment… Continue Reading