Resource-rich economies in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) are pursuing two parallel strategies with regard to their electricity sectors: (i) increasing the role of renewables and integrating them into their power generation mix to mitigate the impact of rising domestic oil and gas demand on their economies and to boost their hydrocarbon export […]
While the economics of low carbon generation technologies is fast improving due to a mix of policy and market driven incentives, innovation in electricity networks has been relatively sluggish. This slow adaptation of electricity networks is challenging as they are key to the energy transition. Further electrification of the economy requires significant investment and innovation […]
This new paper calls for a new EU energy and climate deal in which east European member states would be required to do more – but also be paid more – to increase renewable energy and improve energy efficiency. David Buchan argues Brussels is right to look east for further emission reductions and that extra […]
Relationships between National Oil Companies (NOCs) and International Oil Companies (IOCs) have changed over the past twenty years as NOCs have broadened their activities to include exerting greater influence on managing their countries’ resources, the selection of which IOCs should participate in LNG projects and more involvement in the development of LNG project structures. In […]
Dr Benito Müller (Director Energy and Environment at the OIES) and Dr Prodipto Ghosh (Distinguished Fellow TERI, New Delhi, and former Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forests, India) propose a way in which the Clean Development Mechanism can be used to implement the provisions of the UNFCCC Bali Action Plan on reducing developing country emissions.
The aim of this study is to investigate the future risks to supply for the global markets for oil, coal and uranium. The study forms part of an integrated project by the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis, which is developing a framework for a cost benefit analysis of energy supply security policy.
The nuclear industry, which emerged in an atmosphere of post-war euphoria with the promise of infinite utility at virtually no cost, has been increasingly controversial in many states over the last thirty years. As the unrealistic nature of the early claims became clear, questions began to be asked in the West as to the proportionality […]
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