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European Transport Regulation Observer – Competition in Passenger Railways in Europe

2017 Workshop Paper | Transport

Author(s): FINGER Matthias; BERT Nadia; BOUCHARD Kathryn; KUPFER David

ABSTRACT:

Introducing competition to the railway market is a long and difficult process and it is still ongoing. The fourth railway package has been adopted making […]

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Regulatory Challenges for Smart Cities

Network Industries Quarterly, Vol. 19 No 3 – Regulatory Challenges for Smart Cities

2017 Journal | Transport

Editor(s): FINGER Matthias, BERT Nadia, BOUCHARD Kathryn

ABSTRACT:

This issue of the Network Industries Quarterly looks into the regulatory challenges facing the development of smart cities. With the acceleration of technological developments in […]

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Simulating Climate and Energy Policy with Agent-based Modelling: The Energy Modelling Laboratory (EMLab)

2017 Journal Article | Electricity

Author(s): BHAGWAT Pradyumna, CHAPPIN Emile J.L., DE VRIES Laurens J., IYCHETTIRA Kaveri K., KHAN Salman, RICHSTEIN Jörn C.

ABSTRACT:

We present an approach to simulate climate and energy policy for the EU, using a flexible and modular agent-based modelling approach and a toolbox, called […]

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The Effectiveness of Capacity Markets in the Presence of a High Portfolio Share of Renewable Energy Sources

2017 Journal Article | Electricity

Author(s): BHAGWAT Pradyumna, CHAPPIN Emile J.L., DE VRIES Laurens J., RICHSTEIN Jörn C.

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The effectiveness of a capacity market is analyzed by simulating three conditions that may cause suboptimal investment in the electricity generation: imperfect information and uncertainty; […]

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EU Energy Studies Volume XII: EU Energy Law and Policy, a South European Perspective – Meeting the Challenges of a Low Carbon Economy

2017 BOOK | Energy Law & Policy

Editor(s): HANCHER Leigh, METAXAS Antonis

ABSTRACT:

This book provides an insight into some of the most significant issues presented at the Florence School of Regulation and Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute’s joint […]

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Executive Seminar Summary – Competition in Passenger Railways in Europe

2017 Workshop Paper | Transport

Editor(s): FINGER Matthias; BERT Nadia; KUPFER David; BOUCHARD Kathryn

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Following the usual approach of the Florence School of Regulation, the Executive Seminar “Competition in Passenger Railways in Europe” brought together stakeholders and academics to discuss competition […]

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Local Governance

IGLUS Quarterly, Vol. 3 No 2 – Local Governance: Successes and Opportunities

2017 Journal | Transport

Editor(s): FINGER Matthias, HIMSL Rebecca, AUDOUIN Maxime

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For decades now, globalization and rapid urbanization have been at the forefront of city building processes culminating in increasingly complex urban environments that defy pre-existent […]

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Sustainability in the Urban Context

IGLUS Quarterly, Vol. 3 No 1 – Sustainability in the Urban Context: A multi-disciplinary concept

2017 Journal | Transport

Editor(s): FINGER Matthias, HIMSL Rebecca, RAZAGHI Mohamad

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The IGLUS platform promotes innovative governance practices that can contribute to improve the efficiency, resilience and sustainability in cities. The definition and quantification of each of […]

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Low-carbon Innovation and Investment in the EU ETS

2017 Policy Brief | Climate

Author(s): LABANDEIRA Xavier, MARCANTONINI Claudio, TEIXIDO-FIGUERAS Jordi, VERDE Stefano

ABSTRACT:

The empirical literature indicates that, in Phases I and II, the impact of the EU ETS on low-carbon innovation was moderate. The findings of one […]

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The EU ETS and its Interactions with other Climate and Energy Policies

2017 Policy Brief | Climate

Author(s): LABANDEIRA Xavier, MARCANTONINI Claudio, TEIXIDO-FIGUERAS Jordi, VERDE Stefano

ABSTRACT:

The current EU climate end energy package includes several policies to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2020. The main instru-ment is the EU Emission […]

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