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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

ABSTRACT:

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

ABSTRACT:

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

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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

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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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Outward Foreign Direct Investments Patterns of Italian Firms in the EU ETS

2018 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): BORGHESI Simone, FRANCO Chiara, MARIN Giovanni

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We consider the role played by the EU Emission Trading System (EU ETS) as a possible driver of outward Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) for Italian […]

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Behavioural Attitude towards Waste Prevention and Recycling

2018 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): FARINELLI Paola, GILLI Marianna, NICOLLI Francesco

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This paper investigates empirically the relationship between individual motivations and recycling and minimisation behaviours. Exploiting an original survey of 618 Italian households, we conducted a […]

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Climate Change Mitigation

2018 BOOK chapter | Climate

Author(s): ALLOISIO Isabella, BORGHESI Simone

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Chapter in: Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Climate Action Climate Change Mitigation refers to actions to reduce or prevent emissions of greenhouse gases […]

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