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  • Presentation: Green innovation and regulatory institutions

    May 24, 2016

    Presentation: Green innovation and regulatory institutions

    Green innovation and regulatory institutions: The case of smart electricity grids in Great Britain From: Matthew Lockwood Presentation to: ESRC Seminar series – Green Innovation: Making it Work, Brussels, 18 May 2016 Outline: Smart grids as a green innovation goal The central role of regulation and its failure to drive innovation Two responses in British case Opening up a space for RD&D Amending the regulatory framework From demonstration to diffusion? Concluding observations   Download the presentation: ML Brussels May

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  • Presentation: Energy policy-making – challenges & opportunities

    May 23, 2016

    Presentation: Energy policy-making – challenges & opportunities

    Energy policy-making: domestic & European challenges and opportunities From: Catherine Mitchell Presentation to: Clare Moody MEP, University of Exeter, Penryn Campus, 20th May 2016 Outline: Overview What kind of energy system foundations do we want? Is a RE and EE secure? Yes What are the energy system challenges? Particular EU challenges Challenges and Opportunities Germany Transformative governance new value enablers   Download the presentation: Clare Moody at Exeter May

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  • New Thinking: Germany’s €17bn Energy Efficiency Strategy – Where’s Ours?

    May 19, 2016

    New Thinking: Germany’s €17bn Energy Efficiency Strategy – Where’s Ours?

    Germany’s €17bn Energy Efficiency Strategy: Where’s Ours? Caroline Kuzemko, IGov Team, 19th May, 2016 At the time of writing the IGov working paper on ‘Governing for Demand Management Innovations in Germany’ earlier this year it was rumoured that there would be a new, comprehensive energy efficiency strategy. Germany has already made considerable gains in demand reduction for energy, and electricity, so much so that there have been claims about a decoupling between GDP growth and electricity demand. However, Germany also has tough demand reduction targets that they are determined to meet – not least a

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  • Presentation: Energy policy-making in a time of rapidly changing technologies & social preferences

    May 17, 2016

    Presentation: Energy policy-making in a time of rapidly changing technologies & social preferences

    Energy policy-making in a time of rapidly changing technologies and social preferences From: Catherine Mitchell Presentation to: ESRC-DECC seminar on the transition to renewables, DECC – 17th May 2016 Outline: The energy world is undergoing rapid change: Energy technologies (supply, demand and operation) are decentralising New means, and requirements, of system operation and integration are occurring Global investment patterns are moving to RE from FF Social preferences and ownership Public policy momentum around the world to ‘clean’ away from ‘dirty’ There are considerable energy system challenges which are difficult to meet with current governance system

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