A systematic analysis of the issues surrounding the creation of a low-carbon electricity sector.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Department of Applied Economics Occasional Papers Series, #68
- Product dimensions:
- 6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)
Table of Contents
List of figures; List of tables; List of contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. A low-carbon electricity sector for the UK: issues and options Michael Grubb, Tooraj Jamasb and Michael Pollitt; Part I. The Fundamentals: 2. Calculating the social cost of carbon Chris Hope and David Newbery; 3. Technologies for a low-carbon electricity system: an assessment of the UK's issues and options Tooraj Jamasb, William J. Nuttall, Michael Pollitt and Alexandra Maratou; 4. The benefits of fuel mix diversity Fabien A. Roques; 5. Variability and renewables Graham Sinden; 6. Implications of intermittency and transmission constraints for renewables deployment Karsten Neuhoff, Jim Cust and Kim Keats; Part II. Incentives and the Demand Side: Demand Side Management and System Requirements: 7. Electricity network investment and regulation for a low-carbon future Michael Pollitt and Janusz Bialek; 8. Domestic electricity consumption and demand side participation: opportunities and challenges for the UK power system Mark Bilton, Charlotte Ramsay, Matthew Leach, Hannah Devine-Wright, Patrick Devine-Wright and Daniel Kirschen; 9. Enhancing efficient use of electricity in the business and public sectors Michael Grubb, James Wilde and Steven Sorrell; Part III. Investment, Price and Innovation: 10. Will the market choose the right technologies? Karsten Neuhoff and Paul Twomey; 11. Pricing carbon for electricity generation: national and international dimensions Michael Grubb and David Newbery; 12. Learning curves for energy technology: a critical assessment Tooraj Jamasb and Jonathan Köhler; 13. Accelerating innovation and strategic deployment in UK electricity – applications to renewable energy Michael Grubb, Nadine Haj-Hasan and David Newbery; Part IV. Scenarios, Options and Public Attitudes: 14. Scenarios of the electricity industry in Great Britain in 2020: networks, generation and decarbonisation Ian Elders, Graham Ault, Graeme Burt, Ryan Tumilty, Jim McDonald and Jonathan Köhler; 15. Modelling the economic impact of low-carbon electricity Milton Yago, Jonathan P. Atkins, Keshab Bhattarai, Richard Green and Stephen Trotter; 16. Bridging technologies: can clean fossil offer a bridge to a sustainable energy future in the UK? David M. Reiner, Jon Gibbins and Sam Holloway; 17. Reconsidering public acceptance of Renewable Energy Technologies: a critical review Patrick Devine-Wright; 18. Concluding chapter Michael Grubb, Tooraj Jamasb and Michael Pollitt; Index.
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