Tag: Power Generation

  • The Outlook for Natural Gas Demand in Europe

    By: Anouk Honoré

    A report published by the Natural Gas Programme of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, concludes that European gas demand will not recover its 2010 level until about 2025. Dr Anouk Honoré has produced the most comprehensive independent study of European gas demand by country and by sector available in the public domain. The scenarios […]

  • Electricity liberalisation in the UK – the end is nigh

    By: Malcolm Keay

    This presentation, given by Malcolm Keay to the Electricity Policy Research Group in Cambridge, looks at the impact of environmental policy on the electricity industry in the UK – and concludes that liberalisation is not likely to survive in any meaningful form.

  • The UK Energy Review and Decentralised Generation

    By: Malcolm Keay

    The Government’s Energy Review is due out later this summer and already critics are attacking its expected recommendation – to build new nuclear plant. Instead, many are proposing a programme of decentralised generation. In this comment, Malcolm Keay asks whether this is a sensible way of framing the debate and what the evidence is on […]

  • Egypt’s Domestic Natural Gas Industry

    By: Randa Alami

    In just over a decade, Egypt has become one of the largest domestic markets in Africa and amongst developing countries. Over the last 15-20 years, gas production and consumption have been moving upwards in tandem. Both stood at 6.8 billion cubic metres (bcm) in 1990, and both quadrupled respectively to 26.8 bcm and 25.7 bcm […]

  • UK schemes for reducing carbon emissions from electricity

    By: J. Bower

    The UK government must acknowledge that the electricity industry alone cannot bear the entire burden of CO2 emission reduction. The current best option for the UK economy is if power generators and energy intensive industry take advantage of low prices in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme and buy surplus CO2 emission permits—not build expensive renewable […]

  • OIES Review of Energy Costs

    By: Philip Barnes

    Those who either from want of knowledge or from interested motives advocate the universal adoption of oil fuel in place of coal generally claim that it would be quite possible to supply oil of the necessary quality at 30s or 35s a ton, and that oil as a fuel is worth twice as much as […]

  • The Impact of Cheap Oil on Gas Markets

    By: J. Jensen , M. Kelly

    It is often assumed that oil can increase its share of energy markets fairly quickly if its price drops relative to competing fuels. Since oil is already the dominant fuel in the transportation sector, gains at the expense of other fuels must come from elsewhere. The slow pace of fuel conversion decisions in the residential […]

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