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Public or private energy?

Renationalisation is not the solution to the current supply and pricing issues in the energy market, Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School says in a new podcast. Renationalisation of the energy industry is "not an obvious solution" to…

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Burning gas burner.

Opinion: Gas and war

Dr Chi Kong Chyong of the Energy Policy Research Group at Cambridge Judge Business School says that Russian gas will fund Putin’s war on Ukraine no matter what decisions Europeans might take. Would Europe cutting off Russian oil and gas…

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Gas and war.

Newsfeeds: Ukraine war – Boris pledges ‘new Marshall Plan’ to rebuild country after Putin’s war

Dr Chi Kong Chyong, Research Associate for the Energy Policy Research Group at Cambridge Judge Business School, warned that stopping the flow of Russian oil and gas into Europe may not be the ‘hammer blow’ that Western countries are looking…

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Climate change and GDP

Study on climate change and economic output co-authored by Kamiar Mohaddes of Cambridge Judge is cited by US Congressional Budget Office and 25 members of Congress in a letter to the Federal Reserve Board. Dr Kamiar Mohaddes A study co-authored…

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Icebergs melting in the Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon in Iceland.

Carbon project funding

New funding is provided for the UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre, which includes Dr David Reiner of Cambridge Judge Business School as an investigator. Dr David Reiner The UK Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Research Centre (UKCCSRC) has…

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Image of carbon capture technology which uses filters to remove the green house gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

Flexible energy markets

How can regulators better support the trend toward intermittent renewable energy connected to lower voltage distribution networks in order to prevent network overload? Regulatory changes so far vary widely, finds a new paper from Cambridge Judge Business School. Professor Michael…

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Blue electricity snaps across a network of honeycombs.

Energy Monitor: Why state control of the UK power system can help drive the energy transition

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, discusses future electricity system operation model in the UK. “A private model would be an experiment and it is difficult to think of how the performance contract would work…

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Cambridge Independent: From AI dysfunctions to privatisation debate

A recent summary of Cambridge Judge Business School research include studies on AI at workplace by Dr Stella Pachidi, privatisation and efficiency by Dr Kamal Munir, the concept of craft by Dr Jochem Kroezen, predicting energy use by Dr David…

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The Telegraph: Green energy drive puts Britain’s resilience in doubt

Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on UK’s green energy supply. “We need more interconnection with the rest of Europe,” says Professor Pollitt. “We have a fairly isolated grid but we are building more…

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New Europe: Europe must decarbonise three times faster to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Cambridge Judge’s Professor Michael Pollitt and Dr Chi Kong Chyong comment on Europe’s decarbonisation policy. “We have remodelled the European Commission’s 1.5 TECH and COMBO scenarios and took them further with two additional, extreme cases. Our conclusion is straightforward: European…

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