Energy and the Environment
By: Malcolm Keay
The study looks at the dynamics of investment in power generation in liberalised electricity markets. It surveys the theoretical arguments and practical experience to date, with the aim of drawing out key messages, in particular in relation to the impact on the environment and on the expansion of the electricity system in developing countries.
By: Laura El-Katiri
Being one of the world’s most energy-rich regions, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) has frequently been overlooked in much of the energy poverty literature. The massive oil and gas reserves are widely thought to have allowed the governments in the region to provide their citizens with universal access to modern fuels and electricity. [...]
Categories / Country and Regional Studies, Current Research, Electricity & Nuclear, Energy and the Environment, Energy Policy, Energy Security, Gas, Oil, Oil & Middle East Programme, Renewable, Research
By: David Robinson
David Robinson is carrying out a research project on structural reform of competitive electricity markets to meet the combined challenges of climate legislation (e.g. renewable targets) and generation resource adequacy. This research considers the changing role of governments and markets in the electricity sector.
By: Benito Müller
During the climate conference in Copenhagen some countries voiced their concerns at not being consulted or involved in the negotiations that led to the preparation of the Copenhagen Accord. The Danish Presidency organized a smaller group of Heads of State and Government and other heads of delegation, to address some core political issues on which [...]
By: David Robinson
David Robinson is completing a book on US energy and climate policy, and has written two published articles on the subject. In October 2009, David published on the OIES website an extended paper on the subjects covered in the book: US Energy and Climate Legislation: The Big Deal. He has also written an article concerning [...]