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Higher education in the digital age : moving academia online

Higher education in the digital age: moving academia online

2018 BOOK | Energy

Editor(s): GLACHANT Jean-Michel, HAYWOOD Jeff, ZORN Annika

ABSTRACT:

The European higher education sector is moving online, but to what extent? Are the digital disruptions seen in other sectors of relevance for both academics […]

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The impact of the EU Emissions Trading System on competitiveness and carbon leakage

2018 Working paper | Climate

Author(s): VERDE Stefano

ABSTRACT:

Concerns about the potential negative effects on domestic firms’ international competitiveness and ensuing carbon leakage are the main obstacle to the unilateral use of carbon […]

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Raising public awareness and trust in transmission infrastructure projects with incentive regulation: tools and biases

2018 Policy Brief | Energy

Author(s): BHAGWAT Pradyumna, KEYAERTS Nico, MEEUS Leonardo

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Raising public awareness and trust in transmission infrastructure development is one of the key current challenges facing Transmission System Operators (TSOs) and other project developers. […]

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Thoughts on an Electricity System and Grid Paradigm Shift in Response to the EU Energy Transition and the Clean Energy Package

2018 Policy Brief | Energy

Author(s): LAVOINE, Olivier

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The EU Clean Energy Package aims to facilitate the transition to a low-carbon energy system based largely on renewable energy sources while furthering the completion […]

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Sector Coupling: the New EU Climate and Energy Paradigm?

2018 Policy Brief | Gas

Author(s): OLCZAK Maria, PIEBALGS Andris

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To contribute to the achievement of the Paris Agreement 2°C, and potentially 1.5°C, objectives the EU needs a new energy paradigm. Sector coupling, binding together […]

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Household Waste Management. Some Insights from Behavioural Economics

2018 BOOK | Climate

Author(s): GILLI Marianna, MANCINELLI Susanna, NICOLLI Francesco

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This book surveys existing literature from both waste management and behavioural sciences to offer a complete overview of how economic agents relate to a central […]

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The Digital World Knocks at Electricity’s Door: Six Building Blocks to Understand Why

2018 Policy Brief | Electricity

Author(s): GLACHANT Jean-Michel, ROSSETTO Nicolò

ABSTRACT:

Digitalisation is invading the electricity sector. How will it play out? Six building blocks, grouped into three categories, can provide the analytical framework required to […]

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Limits of Traditional Distribution Network Tariff Design and Options to Move Beyond

2018 Policy Brief | Electricity

Author(s): MEEUS Leonardo, SCHITTEKATTE Tim

ABSTRACT:

With more consumers installing solar PV panels, it makes sense to depart from the historical practice of volumetric distribution network tariffs with net-metering.  However, regulators […]

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Managing the liberalization of Italy's retail electricity market : a policy proposal

2018 Working paper | Electricity

Author(s): AMENTA Carlo, DI CROCE Giulia, LAVECCHIA Luciano, STAGNARO Carlo

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Italy will phase electricity retail price regulation by July 1st, 2020. This is the last step in the process of electricity market liberalization, that started […]

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The Signaling Effect of Gasoline Taxes and its Distributional Implications

2018 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): TIEZZI Silvia, VERDE Stefano

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This paper proposes and tests a better-defined interpretation of the different responses of gasoline demand to tax changes and to market-related price changes. Namely, the […]

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