Featured Content

  • Paper: GB Energy Governance for Innovation, Sustainability and Affordability

    November 28, 2016

    Paper: GB Energy Governance for Innovation, Sustainability and Affordability

    GB Energy Governance for Innovation, Sustainability and Affordability: An institutional framework By: Catherine Mitchell, Matthew Lockwood, Richard Hoggett and Caroline Kuzemko Published in: online 28th Nov, produced for IGov conference: Energy Governance: New ideas, new institutions, new people – 6th December, London. Overview: Introduction: the challenge of transformation of the energy system Governing for Innovation The existing institutional landscape (and why it needs to change)? Principles for institutional reform An option for institutional change Final Comments   Download the paper here: Governing for Innovation, Sustainability and Affordability

    Read More »
  • Presentations: Copenhagen Meetings Nov 2016

    November 23, 2016

    Presentations: Copenhagen Meetings Nov 2016

    Copenhagen Meetings Nov 2016 From: Catherine Mitchell Presentation 1: A Fit-for-Purpose GB Energy Governance To: Center For Design, Innovation, and Sustainable Transition, Aalborg Univesity, Copenhagen, 23rd November 2016. Overview: There is an enormous amount of change going on in energy systems (technology (supply, demand and operation); economics; social preferences; environmental understanding, business models etc) which is leading to uncertainty Given this situation, energy policy decision-makers, when encouraging innovation: have to make the ‘right’ decisions, then be constantly vigilant about unforeseen consequences, and then be prepared to ‘re-set’ the policy to get it back on track this

    Read More »
  • IGov2: Innovation and Governance for Future Energy Systems

    November 11, 2016

    IGov2: Innovation and Governance for Future Energy Systems

    IGov2 (Innovation and Governance for Future Energy Systems) IGov2 commenced on 1 October 2016, and will run for 3 years. It is an extension of the EPSRC funded IGov project. The IGov2 team (shown in the picture) partly reflects continuity – Catherine Mitchell, Matthew Lockwood and Richard Hoggett – but also reflects the slightly altered focus towards future energy systems. Newcomers to the team are Jess Britton, Antony Froggatt (part time) and Helen Poulter (who is doing a PhD on the South Australia’s energy situation). IGov2 argues that the GB energy system effectively runs along

    Read More »
  • New Thinking: Financing (green) industrial strategy

    October 7, 2016

    New Thinking: Financing (green) industrial strategy

    Financing (green) industrial strategy – lessons from history Matthew Lockwood, IGov Team, 7th October 2016 An intriguing aspect of the (now not so) new government is its interest in industrial strategy. In the green community, there is a lot of hope that this interest will provide an opportunity for a more active green industrial strategy – for example, see here, here and here. However, attempts to develop such a strategy are not new, they have been tried in various forms before several times, including the 2006 Environmental Innovations Advisory Group, the 2008 Commission on Environmental

    Read More »
Scroll to top