Tag Archives: M. Pollitt

Book “The Future of Electricity Demand: Customers, Citizens and Loads” by M. Pollitt and T. Jamasb

What will electricity and heat demand look like in a low-carbon world? Ambitious environmental targets will modify the shape of the electricity sector in the twenty-first century. ‘Smart’ technologies and demand-side management will be some of the key features of the future of electricity systems in a low-carbon world. Meanwhile, the social and behavioural dimensions… Continue Reading

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

Book “Future Electricity Technologies and Systems”, by T. Jamasb, W. Nuttall, M. Pollitt

Where will our electricity come from in the future, and how will we use it? The UK is aiming for a 60% reduction of 1990 carbon dioxide emission levels by 2050, yet the electricity industry and patterns of electricity use must change radically if this is to be achieved. This authoritative overview analyses a range of… Continue Reading

EPRG Working Paper 1422

Anaya, K. and Pollitt, M. The Role of Distribution Network Operators in Promoting Cost-Effective Distributed Generation: Lessons from the United States for Europe  Abstract | NTS | PDF Also published in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2015 under “The role of distribution network operators in promoting cost-effective distributed generation: Lessons from the United States of America for Europe” |… Continue Reading

Prof. Michael Pollitt – “Energy Prices: Is a Price Freeze a Sensible Way to Restore Trust in the Market?”, 18:30-20:30, 29 January, London

Professor Michael Pollitt, EPRG, Cambridge Judge Business School Join Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School & Assistant Director of EPRG, as he discusses the state of the energy market and how it has evolved over the last few years. Taking into account competitive market theory, Michael will consider the relationship… Continue Reading

EPRG Working Paper 1404

Karim L. Anaya and Michael G. Pollitt Does Weather Have an Impact on Electricity Distribution Efficiency? Evidence from South America Abstract  |  Non-Technical Summary | PDF Also published in European Journal of Operational Research, 2017 under Using stochastic frontier analysis to measure the impact of weather on the efficiency of electricity distribution businesses in developing economies | Text  Continue Reading

Policy assessment and good practices

Richard Green, Arturo Lorenzoni, Yannick Perez, Michael Pollitt Policy assessment and good practices Presented at the Conference – Implementing the Internal Market of Electricity: Proposals and Time Tables, Brussels Presented 9 September 2005 | Available at sessa.eu.com Continue Reading

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Reference models and incentive regulation of electricity distribution networks: An evaluation of Sweden’s Network Performance Assessment Model (NPAM)

Tooraj Jamasb, Michael Pollitt Reference models and incentive regulation of electricity distribution networks: An evaluation of Sweden’s Network Performance Assessment Model (NPAM) Energy Policy 36 (5) 2008, 1788-1801. Available at ScienceDirect Continue Reading

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International Benchmarking and Regulation of European Gas Transmission Utilities

Tooraj Jamasb, David Newbery, Michael Pollitt, Thomas Triebs International Benchmarking and Regulation of European Gas Transmission Utilities Prepared for The Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) – Task Force on Benchmarking of Transmission Tariffsu Published 31 July 2008 | Available at energy-regulators.eu Continue Reading

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