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  • Submission to CMA Energy Market Investigation – Updated Issues Statement

    April 27, 2015

    Submission to CMA Energy Market Investigation – Updated Issues Statement

    Comments on the CMA Energy Market Investigation – Updated Issues Statement Catherine Mitchell, Bridget Woodman, Caroline Kuzemko and Richard Hoggett, Energy Policy Group (EPG), University of Exeter   Summary 1. We, the EPG, are very pleased that the CMA investigation is taking place because it is has encouraged a much wider debate about the future of the GB energy system. Whilst, in fact, the EPG does not agree with most of what the CMA appears to have concluded so far, the process has been very beneficial, particularly with the uploading of the various working papers

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  • Progressive Energy Policy Pivots

    April 27, 2015

    Progressive Energy Policy Pivots

    Write an Energy Policy Pivot – halfway between a book and a journal article – a short book! Catherine Mitchell, IGov Team, 27th April 2015 The Energy Policy Group is the home of the new series of Palgrave Pivots on Progressive Energy Policy. Pivots are 25,000 to 50,000 words in length and can be single or multi-authored. In brief we are seeking pivots that are: important to understanding the role of energy policy within processes of sustainable and equitable energy transitions. pivotal in nature, i.e. pivots should seek to be visionary, challenging conventional wisdom and/or

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  • Working Paper: Public Value Energy Governance

    March 20, 2015

    Working Paper: Public Value Energy Governance

    Public Value Energy Governance: establishing an institutional framework which better fits a sustainable, secure and affordable energy system  By: Catherine Mitchell, Bridget Woodman, Caroline Kuzemko and Richard Hoggett, University of Exeter EPG Working Paper: 1502 Abstract: This short Discussion Paper is intended to stimulate discussion about how governance of the energy system in Britain can better keep up with technological, economic and social change. We have set out a possible model for future governance and regulation – which moves from the ‘independent, CEO led’ model currently in Britain to one which is more ‘directed’ and which we

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  • New Thinking Blog: Energy Oversight Needed

    January 8, 2013

    New Thinking Blog: Energy Oversight Needed

    Prof. Catherine Mitchell, IGov Team – 8th January 2013. The Energy Bill has finally been published and will now go through a scrutiny process. We can hope that various changes will be incorporated. Unless changes are made, we the British public wil be stuck with an Act which does not fundamentally reform the electricity market as it set out to do. Its critics argue that its central component of getting nuclear power off the ground is unlikely to be successful beyond 1-3 power plants – too few to make a dent in the carbon emission reduction

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  • Presentation: Governing Energy in a Changing World

    December 17, 2012

    Presentation: Governing Energy in a Changing World

    Presentation: Governing Energy in a Changing World From: Dr Caroline Kuzemko, Energy Policy Group, University of Exeter To: ESMW Final Conference, 12 Dec 2012, London DOWNLOAD Governing Energy in A Changing World

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