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FSR Climate Seminar: The EU’s NDC after the Talanoa Dialogue

On 13 November 2018 the FSR Climate team is organising a seminar entitled The EU’s NDC after the Talanoa Dialogue. The Talanoa Dialogue is a process designed to help […] read more


Tim Schittekatte



FSR at SET-Nav Modelling workshop (Berlin)

On Thursday, 11 October 2018, FSR researcher Tim Schittekatte presented in DIW Berlin at a workshop focused on two-stage decision making and modelling for the energy […] read more


Stefano Verde



New paper by Stefano Verde published in the Journal of Economic Inequality

A paper with the title “The signaling effect of gasoline taxes and its distributional implications, by Stefano Verde (FSR Climate) and Silvia Tiezzi  has been published in the Journal of […] read more





FSR meets Regulatory Institutions in India

The Florence School of Regulation (FSR) will be in India on a week-long delegation to meet with our global collaborators such as the Central Electricity […] read more

Universal Access to Energy



FSR Training in Madagascar: Regulation for Universal Access to Energy

Residential Training on Regulation For Universal Access To Energy 4 – 5 October 2018 | Antananarivo, Madagascar The FSR team is in Madagascar for a two-day residential […] read more




Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco and Florence Process

At the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco, on 12-14 September 2018, European Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Miguel Arias Cañete and California Governor […] read more

Energy Innovation



FSR in Washington

Regulation Workshop: Regulatory Challenges and Tools to the Introduction of New Technologies On 27-28 September 2018, The Florence School of Regulation (FSR) is in Washington […] read more

Energy Policy



Unfiltered remarks from Florence (J.M. Glachant before the Madrid Forum)

Unfiltered remarks from Florence before the Madrid Forum by Jean-Michel Glachant, Director, Florence School of Regulation (European University Institute, Florence, Italy) The current rush towards […] read more




Isabella Alloisio contributing to the International Conference on Sustainable Development

Isabella Alloisio, Research Associate at FSR Climate, will participate in the International Conference on Sustainable Development  (ICSD), in New York, organised by the Columbia University […] read more

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Utility of the Future: new MIT study published!

- Electricity

The Utility of the Future Study brings together a diverse consortium of leading international companies to address emerging issues in the electric power sector, and provides a neutral framework within which to evaluate the economic, regulatory, and technological impacts of the ongoing evolution of the power sector worldwide. The study team from MIT and IIT-Comillas combines a breadth of skills in quantitative economic and engineering modeling, with a sophisticated understanding of the complex interactions in the electric power industry.

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This comprehensive study has sought to address the technology, policy, and business models shaping the evolution of the delivery of electricity services. It examines several possible scenarios of the future of the electricity sector in order to inform utilities, regulators, policy makers, and new market actors attempting to navigate a rapidly changing industry.

Read more: Preparing for large-scale solar deployment

Measures to ensure a reliable future power system. Interview with Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga (MIT Sloan School of Management, IIT-Comillas University, Florence School of Regulation). This research was supported by the MIT Future of Solar Energy study and by the MIT Utility of the Future consortium.