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Book “Delivering a Low-Carbon Electricity System: Technologies, Economics and Policy” M. Grubb, T. Jamasb, M. Pollitt

Meeting targets aimed at tackling the climate change challenge requires moving towards a low-carbon economy. These targets can only be met with major reductions in carbon emissions from the electricity sector. Written by a team of leading academics and industry experts, Delivering a Low Carbon Electricity System analyses the social, technological, economic and political issues… Continue Reading

Price Floors – Getting Some Perspective

Michael Grubb and Tim Laing: Price Floors – Getting Some Perspective CEPS/IETA workshop: Pushing and Pulling: What has the EU learned about the efficient combination of carbon market and low-carbon investment support Presented on 03 September 2009  |  Download PDF Continue Reading

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EPRG 0508

Karsten Neuhoff, Michael Grubb, Kim Keats Impact of the Allowance Allocation on Prices and Efficiency EPRG 0508  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: Successful cap and trade programs for SO2 and NOx in the US allocate allowances to large emitters based on a historic base line for a period of up to thirty years. National… Continue Reading

EPRG 0632

Karsten Neuhoff, Markus Åhman, Regina Betz, Johanna Cludius, Federico Ferrario, Kristina Holmgren, Gabriella Pal, Michael Grubb, Felix Matthes, Karoline Rogge, Joachim Schleich, Jos Sijm, Andreas Tuerk, Claudia Kettner, Neil Walker Implications of announced Phase 2 National Allocation Plans for the EU ETS EPRG 0632 Non-Technical Summary | PDF Also published in: Neuhoff, K., Åhman, M.,… Continue Reading

EPRG 0631

Karsten Neuhoff, Federico Ferrario, Michael Grubb, Etienne Gabel, Kim Keats Emission projections 2008-2012 versus NAPs II EPRG 0631 Non-Technical Summary | PDF Also published in: Neuhoff, K  (2006), “Emission projections 2008-2012 versus NAPs II”, Climate Policy, Volume: 6, Issue: 4, Pages: 395-410 Abstract: We compare the national allocation plans, proposed and submitted by EU member… Continue Reading

EPRG 0622

Michael Grubb, Karsten Neuhoff Allocation and Competitiveness in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Policy Overview EPRG 0622 Non-Technical Summary | PDF Also published in: Grubb, Michael & Neuhoff, Karsten (2006). “Allocation and Competitiveness in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme: Policy Overview”,  Climate Policy, Volume 6, Issue 1, 2006. pages 7-30 Abstract: The European emissions trading… Continue Reading

EPRG 0621

Cameron Hepburn, Michael Grubb, Karsten Neuhoff, Felix Matthes, Maximilien Tse Auctioning of EU ETS Phase II allowances: how and why? EPRG 0621 Non-Technical Summary | PDF Also published in: Hepburn, C., Grubb, M., Neuhoff, K., Matthes, F. and Tse, M. (2006), “Auctioning of EU ETS Phase II Allowances: How and Why?”, Climate Policy 6(1) Abstract: The European Directive… Continue Reading

EPRG 0722

Michael Grubb, David Newbery Pricing Carbon for Electricity Generation: National and International Dimensions EPRG 0722 Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: In this paper, which forms a chapter in the forthcoming Book “Delivering a Low Carbon Electricity System: Technologies, Economics and Policy”2, Grubb and Newbery examine how carbon for electricity generation should be priced. They begin… Continue Reading

EPRG 0704

Misato Sato, Michael Grubb, Jim Cust, Katie Chan, Anna Korppoo, Pablo Ceppi Differentiation and Dynamics of Competitiveness Impacts from the EU ETS EPRG 0704 Non-Technical Summary | PDF Also published in: Sato, M. Grubb, M, Cust, J., Chan, K., Korppoo, A., Ceppi, P. (2007).  “Differentiation and dynamics of EU ETS competitiveness impacts”  Climate Strategies Abstract:… Continue Reading

EP 74

Michael Grubb, Lucy Butler, Graham Sinden Diversity and Security in UK Electricity Generation: The Influence of Low Carbon Objectives EP 74  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Continue Reading

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EPRG 1032

Tim Laing and Michael Grubb Low Carbon Electricity Investment: The Limitations of Traditional Approaches and a Radical Alternative EPRG 1032 | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: Moving to a very low carbon electricity system is central to meeting the goals of UK energy policy, and indeed to the wider global challenge of tackling climate change.… Continue Reading

EPRG 1004

Tim Laing and Michael Grubb The Impact of Instrument Choice on Investment in Abatement Technologies: A Case Study of Tax versus Trade Incentives for CCS and Biomass for Electricity EPRG 1004  | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: There has been a wide discussion on the different properties between carbon taxes, cap-and-trade schemes and hybrid instruments… Continue Reading

EPRG 1110

Siobhán McNamara and Michael Grubb The Psychological Underpinnings of the Consumer Role in Energy Demand and Carbon Abatement EPRG 1110 | Non-Technical Summary | PDF Abstract: While policy targeting carbon mitigation has become a priority, the consumer has been sidelined. Within the EU standards and a carbon is price at the industrial level dominate mitigation… Continue Reading