Renewables in UK Law

  • Policy styles, opportunity structures and proportionality: Comparing renewable electricity policies in the UK
    • Nbr. 42-1, January 2021
    • International Political Science Review / Revue internationale de science politique
    Researchers expect under-reaction in climate policy. However, this might differ depending on the access of different interest groups to a political system. To explore the relationship between entre...
    ......To explore the relationship between entrenched patterns of domestic politics and proportionality of climate policy, we compare two renewables policies which financially support new renewable electricity in the UK. Drawing on the literature on policy styles and related opportunity ......
  • How do Competing Interest Groups Influence Environmental Policy? The Case of Renewable Electricity in Industrialized Democracies, 1989–2007
    • Nbr. 61-4, December 2013
    • Political Studies
    In this article, we examine the effect of competing interest groups on environmental policy. We argue that the supporters of environmental policy should be the most influential in the absence of op...
    ...... Heavy industries have particularly strong incentives to oppose policies that support renewables, because heavy industries’ profitability depends on inexpensive electricity . We find that the supporter coalition has a positive effect on ......
  • Two steps forward, one step back: Renewable energy transitions in Bulgaria and Romania
    • Nbr. 96-3, September 2018
    • Public Administration
    This article examines renewable energy policy in Bulgaria and Romania (2007–17) and the reasons behind the unexpected rapid growth in renewables followed by a policy reversal. While we find strong ...
    ...... This article examines renewable energy policy in Bulgaria and Romania (2007 – 17) and the reasons behind the unexpected rapid growth in renewables followed by a policy reversal. While we find strong formal compliance with EU legislation regarding targets for renewable energy, an examination of ......
  • Energy consumption, carbon emissions and economic growth in India
    • Nbr. 10-4, October 2013
    • World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development
    • 278-287
    Purpose: – The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the long run and causal relationship between energy consumption, carbon emissions and economic growth in India over the period 1971-20...
    ...... is urgent need of policy development toward boosting energy efficiency,developing alternative carbon-free energy sources like nuclear, renewables and expansion of affordableenergy for faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth for India in upcoming years.Originality/value – India, an ......
  • An econometric study of energy consumption, carbon emissions and economic growth in South Asia: 1972-2009
    • Nbr. 11-3, July 2014
    • World Journal of Science, Technology and Sustainable Development
    • 182-195
    Purpose: – The purpose of this paper is to empirically examine the relationship between energy consumption, carbon emissions and economic growth for a panel of five South Asian economies namely Ind...
    ......renewables including hydropowerin energy mix is necessary for sustainable and inclusive growth in the region.Originality/value – South Asia economies need to ......
  • ‘Walking the Walk’: a Snapshot of Germany's Energiewende
    • Nbr. 4-2, May 2013
    • Global Policy
    ......Its goals are highly ambitious: a gradual phasing out of nuclear power by 2022 and at the same time an increase of renewables ’ share in national electricity pro- duction, targeting 35 per cent in 2020 and 80 per cent in 2050 (renewables energy roadmap). While doing so, ......
  • The EU Needs a New Arctic Strategy
    • Nbr. 7-1, February 2016
    • Global Policy
    ......For the EU, this is particu- larly important because its energy security is no where near rivaling North America. The rise of renewables Renewable energy has emerged as a dominant source of energy in the last decade, and is often referred to as a pos- sible alternative that can ......
  • How COVID-19 is Accelerating Energy Transition in Developing Oil-Rich Countries: Nigeria as a Case Study
    • Nbr. , August 2020
    • Global Energy Law & Sustainability
    • 234-240
    ...... exists no grid-based renewable energy electricity production (aside from large scale hydropower systems), and the perception that renewables are a high-risk investment still prevails. In the year 2016, fourteen solar PV companies signed Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with a combined ......
  • CARBON ACCUMULATIONS AND TECHNICAL PROGRESS — A SIMULATION STUDY OF COSTS*
    • Nbr. 54-1, February 1992
    • Oxford Bulletin of Economics and Statistics
    ...... vacancies' opened up by the retirement of existing capital, K11, ,, where j denotes the various energy types (fossil, nuclear, hydro and renewables). That is: I,= D,+ I6UKII,_ (1) where 6,7 is a retirement coefficient. (Lifetimes of electric power stations are generally 25 to 30 years; we took ......
  • In their element: leading companies' strategies for a low-carbon future and their approaches to energy use were the topics up for discussion at a round-table debate hosted by FM.
    • Nbr. 2008, April 2008
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • Curtis, Peter
    ......But you will still need energy, and in terms of existing technologies that's nuclear and renewables. On the horizon you have carbon capture and storage. The other potential technology is hydrogen production through gas conversion processes. You take ......
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