Energy Policy Group

2017

Catherine Mitchell
The market implications of the Brooklyn MicroGrid
February 2018 | I-REMB Advisory Board, Copenhagen | Slides

Catherine Mitchell
Innovation and governance for future energy systems - what role will distribution companies play?
October 2017 | DTU, Copenhagen | Slides

Catherine Mitchell, Helen Poulter & Richard Hoggett
RIIO ED-I Tables, based on Ofgem figures

October 2017 | e-Lab Summit, Albuquerque | Slides

Catherine Mitchell
The ideas behind the IGov 'straw' Fit-for-Purpose GB Energy Governance Framework
September 2017 | Presentation to Committee on Climate Change | Slides

Richard Lowes & Catherine Mitchell
Gas use in the UK and Green Gas Certificates
September 2017 | FutureGas Annual Meeting, Elsinor, Denmark  | Slides

Iain Soutar
Conditions for transformations in the water-energy-food nexus 
August 2017 | Transformations 2017, Dundee | Slides

IGov Advisory Group
Energy system insights 
August 2017 | IGov Advisory Group meeting | Slides

Catherine Mitchell
International perspective and decentralised markets 
July 2017 | Pixie Energy Launch | Slides

Matthew Lockwood
Instutitional context and policy feedback effects in the politics of low-carbon transitions 
July 2017 | Manchester Institute of Innovation Research | Slides

Catherine Mitchell
IGov 1 & 2 – Innovation & governance research overview
June 2017 | RCUK Energy Programme Advisory Committee, Swindon | Slides 

Iain Soutar
Balancing diversity and coherence in innovation space-making: AD in the water-energy-food nexus
May 2017 | Nanjing, China | Slides

Iain Soutar & Catherine Mitchell
Towards pragmatic narratives of societal engagement in the UK energy system
April 2017 | AAG Annual Meeting, Boston | Slides

Iain Soutar
Keeping up with the costs of energy system change
March 2017 | Newton & Noss Environment Group | Slides

Catherine Mitchell
Societal transformation to sustainability: Universities as pacesetters
28 March 2017 | Freie University of Berlin | Slides 

Catherine Mitchell
Smart and flexible: A vision for 2020 – Distribution Service Providers
February 2017 | PRASEG, London | Slides 

Catherine Mitchell
A fit-for-purpose energy governance framework
February 2017 | University of Exeter, Penryn | Slides

Iain Soutar
Governance and transformation at the WEF nexus
January 2017 | Lloyd's Register, London | Slides

Richard Lowes
Heat, incumbency and transformations - Overview
January 2017 | Imperial College, London | Slides

2016

Matthew Lockwood
GB political stability, transparency and legitimacy
December 2016 | IGov Final Conference, London | Slides 

Antony Froggatt
The importance of data
December 2016 | IGov Final Conference, London | Slides 

Matthew Lockwood
System coordination
December 2016 | IGov Final Conference, London | Slides 

Catherine Mitchell
How to fund change
December 2016 | IGov Final Conference, London | Slides 

Catherine Mitchell
Principles for GB energy governance change
December 2016 | IGov Final Conference, London | Slides 

Richard Hoggett
Creating a people-centred energy system
December 2016 | IGov Final Conference, London | Slides 

Catherine Mitchell
Local energy markets
December 2016 | IGov Final Conference, London | Slides 

Catherine Mitchell
Energy governance: New ideas, new institutions, new people. Introductory slides
December 2016 | IGov Final Conference, London | Slides 

Catherine Mitchell
What is transforming the energy sector?
November 2016 | Chatham House, London | Slides

Catherine Mitchell
A fit-for-purpose GB energy governance 
November 2016 | Aalborg University, Copenhagen | Link

Catherine Mitchell
Experimenting with market design 
November 2016 | Aalborg University, Copenhagen | Link

Richard Lowes & Catherine Mitchell
The role of gas in the UK: Current and future perspectives
October 2016 | Future Gas meeting, Copenhagen | Slides

Joseph Dutton
UK energy policy: Past and future directions
September 2016 | CIRAC Symposium | PDF

Matthew Lockwood, Catherine Mitchell, Richard Hoggett & Caroline Kuzemko
Innovation and the governance of energy industry codes
September 2016 | Conference Paper: BIEE 2016 | PDF

Richard Lowes
Political power and the development of the GB Renewable Heat Incentive
September 2016 | BIEE 2016 Annual Conference | PDF

Catherine Mitchell, Matthew Lockwood, Richard Hoggett & Caroline Kuzemko
Governing for innovation without disruption in energy systems
September 2016 | BIEE 2016 Annual Conference | PDF

Iain Soutar & Catherine Mitchell
Grappling with wickedness: The articulation of WEF nexus governance in the UK
September 2016 | RGS Annual Conference | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Sim4Nexus and the IPCC AR6 Cycle
July 2016 | Sim4Nexus kick off meeting presentation | PDF

Joseph Dutton
The importance of the EU to the renewable energy sector
June 2016 | RenewableUK Wales Conference | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Distribution service providers
June 2016 | Inter-American Development Bank, Washington DC | Link

Catherine Mitchell
Introduction to DSO vs DSP: Potential regulations and incentives
May 2016 | IGov DSP Roundtable, London | Link

Matthew Lockwood
Setting the context: The current framework for innovation in distribution grids
May 2016 | IGov DSP Roundtable, London | Link

Matthew Lockwood
Green innovation and regulatory institutions: The case of smart electricity grids in Great Britain
May 2016 | ESRC 'Green Innovation: Making it Work' Seminar, Brussels | Link

Bridget Woodman & Oscar Fitch-Roy
Renewable energy auctions: best practice design elements
May 2016 | CA-RES II Plenary meeting, Vienna | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Energy policy-making in a time of rapidly changing technologies and social preferences
May 2016 | ESRC/DECC Seminar | Link

Catherine Mitchell
Energy transformation: future challenges and opportunities
April 2016 | Freie Universität Berlin | Link

Catherine Mitchell
Transformative Governance: Speeding up change in global energy systems
April 2016 | University of California, Berkeley | Link

Caroline Kuzemko
Governing for demand management innovations in Germany: Surprises
April 2016 | Ofgem | Link

Caroline Kuzemko
The political economy of energy transitions in Germany and Britain
March 2016 | Policy Studies Association Annual Conference, Brighton | PDF

Matthew Lockwood
Climate policy under the consolidation state
March 2016 | Policy Studies Association Annual Conference, Brighton | PDF

Bridget Woodman, Richard Lowes & Catherine Mitchell
Heat, Incumbency & Transformations (HIT)
March 2016 | UKERC AGM, Oxford | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Transformative energy governance: Is there cause for optimism?
March 2016 | AAG Annual Meeting, San Francisco | Link

Catherine Mitchell
Governance of energy systems transformation
March 2016 | Energy system challenges in a world of transition, Oxford | Link

Bridget Woodman & Oscar Fitch-Roy
International experiences with wind auctions: UK case study
March 2016 | AURES Workshop, Berlin | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
The future of the electricity utilities
March 2016 | The Future of the Electricity Utilities Project, Hong Kong | Link

Oscar Fitch-Roy
Collective lobbying to set the agenda in EU climate and energy policy: 7 tips for success
February 2016 | University of Westminster | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Exploring German governance issues - informed by GB and US experiences
February 2016 | Agora Presentation | Presentation

Catherine Mitchell, Juan Rivier, Mario Ragwitz, Fabian Wigland, Lena Kitzing &Michael Minter
Renewable energy support auctions
February 2016 | AURES online debate | Outline and Recording

Catherine Mitchell
Innovation and energy governance: Lessons to be learnt from New York State
February 2016 | SPRU Seminar | Presentation

Oscar Fitch-Roy
Specific design elements for RES Auctions: Pre-qualification rules and penalties
January 2016 | AURES Academy Webinar | Recording and PDF

 

2015

Bridget Woodman
Developing the UK energy market: overview and assessment
November 2015 | Westminster Energy, Environment and Transport Forum | Presentation

Iain Soutar
The role of social capital in energy systems transformation: Insights from community energy
November 2015 | SCORAI workshop, Vienna | Presentation

Matthew Lockwood

Introduction to code governance
November 2015 | Code Governance for the 21st Century, London | Presentation

Catherine Mitchell
Energy policy – a global move to renewables and energy efficiency
November 2015 | Global Conversation, New York| Presentation

Catherine Mitchell

Tomorrow’s utilities – what future?
October 2015 | Cornwall Energy | Presentation

Catherine Mitchell

Governance and transition to a sustainable energy system
September 2015 | Incumbent dynamics in energy transitions, Berlin | Presentation

Catherine Mitchell

Energy system of the future
September 2015 | SET Plan Conference 2015, Luxembourg | Presentation

Matthew Lockwood

Heat and the city community: The institutional roots of Danish energy conversion efficiency
September 2015 | University of Edinburgh | Presentation

Caroline Kuzemko

The political economy of sustainable energy transitions
August 2015 | International Sustainability Transitions Conference, Sussex | Presentation

Catherine Mitchell

International comparisons of governance and innovation
August 2015 | European School of Management and Technology, Berlin | Presentation

Catherine Mitchell
International comparisons of governance and innovations for transformation in electricity systems
August 2015 |
MBA at ESMT, Berlin, 24th August | PDF

Inga Boie
The impact of non-economic barriers and the regulatory environment on the market diffusion of renewable energy technologies in EU countries
July 2015 | EPG Meeting, Falmouth, 17th July | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Renewables: how far can we go?
July 2015 | ECIU, London 15th July | 
PDF

Jess Britton
The return of the local state? District heating and remunicipalisation in the UK.
June 2015 | Nordic Environmental Social Science Conference, Norway, 11th June |PDF

Matthew Lockwood 
The UK energy system: the challenge of institutional inertia
June 2015 | Solar Trade Association, London | 
PDF  

Mitchell, C. & Yan, X.
Surviving a Sandpit
June 2015 | University of Exeter | PDF &
Audio Slideshow

Catherine Mitchell
Being a ‘successful’ policy academic
May 2015 | EPG, UoE | 
PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
Presentation to Palgrave Macmillan
May 2015 | Palgrave, Exeter | PDF

Matthew Lockwood
Political momentum for renewable energy policies: Lessons from the UK, Germany and Denmark
April 2015 | British Embassy & Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok,| 
PDF

Matthew Lockwood
Toward a Decentralised Demand-Focused Electricity System: Policy Design and Challenges
April 2015 | British Embassy & Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok,| 
PDF

Catherine Mitchell
The State of the Power Sector in Europe
April 2015 | Future of Utilities Workshop, Chatham House | 
PDF

Catherine Mitchell
GB Energy Policy – constraints and opportunities
March 2015 | Cornwall Energy Island, Eden Project | 
PDF

Antony Froggatt
International Energy Governance
March 2015 | Deconstructing the European Energy Union, Canterbury | PDF

Matthew Lockwood
The politics of UK renewable electricity
March 2015 | Sustainable Energy Planning Research Group, Aalborg | 
Link

Catherine Mitchell
The IGov Project
March 2015 | Centre on Innovation and Energy Demand, Sussex| 
PDF

Oscar Fitch-Roy
Offshore wind economic issues
March 2015 | Inter-governmental workshop, EWEA | ‌

Catherine Mitchell
Fuelling the Debate: Future challenges in energy policy
March 2015 | Energy & Climate Change Select Committee| 
PDF & Video

Catherine Mitchell
From ‘dirty’ energy to sustainable energy: UK Energy Policy and the role of community energy
February 2015 | Exeter Community Energy, Exeter | 
Link

IGov Team
The IGov Project
February 2015 | RCUK Strategy Fellow Team, London | 
PDF

Iain Soutar
The use (and abuse?) of evidence in the development of the UK Community Energy Strategy
January 2015 | Global Sustainability Institute Conference, Anglia Ruskin University |PDF

 

2014

EPG
Energy Policy Group
December 2014 | UoE Environment & Sustainability Group, Exeter| PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Innovation, Governance and Affordability for a Sustainable and Secure Economy
November 2014 | UoE Business School, Exeter| PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
German Sustainable Transition – Governance Enablers & Constraints
October 2014 | Ofgem| PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Governance and disruptive energy systems
September 2014 | Incumbent-Challenger Interactions, Stuttgart| PDF

Heinke Thies
Towards a Low-carbon Building Sector: The Influence of Skills Provision on Low-carbon Pathway Scenarios
September 2014 | 10th BIEE Conference, Oxford | PDF

Lockwood, M.
Comparative political economy of sustainable energy transitions
July 2014 | UKERC Annual Assembly | Link

Iain Soutar & Catherine Mitchell
Is small beautiful (and how beautiful)? Understanding the role of community energy within the wider UK energy system
July 2014 | Norwich Conference on Earth Systems Governance | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
Understanding the Politics of UK Sustainable Energy Transition: Governance and Outcomes
June 2014 | Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) | Link

Caroline Kuzemko
Climate Norm Creation and Interactions with Energy Governance
June 2014 | BISA Annual Conference, Dublin | Link

Caroline Kuzemko
UK Energy Governance: Change, Capacity and Interactions
June 2014 | Canterbury Christ Church University | Link

Catherine Mitchell
GB Energy Policy Overview
June 2014 | Ensymora Research Meeting, Jørlunde, 3rd June | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Introduction to IGov Progressive Energy Governance conference
May 2014 | Progressive Energy Governance | Link

Mitchell, C., Lockwood, M., Hoggett, R. and Kuzemko, C.
Current rules and incentives: innovation in the energy system and emerging governance themes
May 2014 | Progressive Energy Governance | Link

Jess Britton
Local Enterprise Partnerships and the low carbon economy
May 2014 | Sub-National Government and Paths to Sustainable Energy Symposium | PDF

Shane Fudge
Energy demand management
May 2014| Public talk to Falmouth Aquarium, 7th May | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
IPCC Working Group III: policy for climate change
May 2014 | Transformational Climate Science | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
WG3 and policy for climate change
May 2014 | Transformational Climate Science | PDF 

Catherine Mitchell
The development of Energy Policy from Vesting to Electricity Market Reform – the Winding Road
Mar 2014 | Presentation to Energy Institute & RE Group, 18th March | PDF 

Caroline Kuzemko
Climate Benchmarking: the Emergent and Contingent Politics of Climate Norm Creation
Mar 2014 | Presentation to BiGG workshop, University of Warwick, March 2014 | PDF

Robert Sansom
Challenges of decarbonising space and water heating for a low carbon future
March | UoE EPG Seminar Series, 25th Mar | PDF 

Richard Hoggett
IGov Overview and Methodological Framework
February 2014 | UoE EPG Seminar Series, 25th Feb | PDF

Jess Whiting
Corpus Linguistics
February 2014 | UoE EPG Seminar Series | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
The EU and Russia: Devising Policy Amidst Complexity
January 2014 | UoE EPG Seminar Series, 28th Jan | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
Comparative (De)politicisations: Motivations, Rules and Contestations
January 2014 | APDSG Workshop, Sheffield, 24 Jan | PDF

Iain Soutar
Moving the immovable: is community energy a system-changer?
January 2014 | Presentation to EPG Seminar Series, 21 Jan | PDF

  

2013

Bridget Woodman
UoE Energy Policy Group

December 2013 | UoE Cross-campus energy event, 17th Dec | PDF

Lockwood, M.
Smart grid-lock? The role of ideas, interests and institutions in contestations over the future of electricity networks in Britain

November 2013 | Constructing and contesting spaces for low-carbon energy innovation, Eindhoven, Netherlands, 26-28 November 2013 | PDF

Heinke Thies
Towards a low-carbon building sector: Applying a skill ecosystem approach to the building sector in Cornwall

November 2013 | Lo-Lo Energy Demand Conference 22 Nov | PDF

Heinke Thies
Towards a low-carbon building sector: Applying a skill ecosystem approach to the building sector in Cornwall (Poster)

November 2013 | Poster to Lo-Lo Energy Demand Conference 22 Nov | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
Energy Security in a Multipolar World – conclusions and recommendations
November 2013 | BIEE Event 21st Nov | PDF

Mitchell, C., Kuzemko, C., and Lockwood, M.
Innovation and Governance Institutions, Rules and Regulations

November 2013 | UoE Politics Department 18th Nov | PDF

Matthew Lockwood 
Is the Climate Change Act safe?
November 2013 | University of Sussex, 12th Nov | PDF

Shane Fudge
Community Energy Workshop
October 2013 | EPG/ESI Cornwall Community Energy Workshop | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
Energy Depoliticisation in the UK: Destroying Political Capacity
October 2013 | Policy and Politics Conference, Bristol

Matthew Lockwood
Varieties of capitalism and the politics of sustainable energy transitions
October 2013 | SPRU, University of Sussex | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
Exploring the Politics of Low Carbon Energy Transition
September 2013 | 7th ECPR General Conference, Sciences Po, Bordeaux | PDF

Matthew Lockwood
System change in a regulatory state paradigm: the “smart” grid in the UK
September 2013 | 7th ECPR General Conference, Sciences Po, Bordeaux | PDF

Iain Soutar
Evidencing value and the value of evidence: what role for small-scale energy in the UK?
July 2013 | Poster at UKERC Annual Assembly, Warwick | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
FITs and RPSs are under attack – what are the issues and how do we address them?
June 2013 |The Regulatory Assistance Project – Vermont, USA | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
UK Energy Transition – Ideational Variety and Differential Change
June 2013 | 4th International Conference on Sustainability Transitions| PDF

Catherine Mitchell 
Community energy – benefits to Cornwall
June 2013 | Green Cornwall Show – Cornwall, UK | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
Being Specific about the Politics of Low Carbon Transitions
May 2013 | Earth and Environment Group, Leeds University | PDF

Richard Hoggett
Introduction to IGov Theorising Governance Change for a Sustainable Economy Workshop
April 2013 | IGov Workshop, British Library, London | PDF

Iain Soutar
What role for small-scale energy? Understanding the value of challenging large-scale lock-in
April 2013 | Facing the Future CECHR Postgraduate Symposium, Dundee | PDF

Lockwood, M. and Kuzemko, C.
The importance of governance for innovation: a theory of practice transition
April 2013 | IGov Workshop, British Library, London | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
Conceptualising the Politics of Low Carbon Transition
March 2013 | IPE Group, University of Warwick

Richard Hoggett
Consumer Perspectives on the Future of the UK Gas Network
March 2013 | UKERC The Future of the UK Gas Network, Oxford | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
Energy and Depoliticisation: the Forgotten Public Policy Issue
March 2013 | Political Science Association (PSA) Annual Conference, Cardiff, March 2013

Richard Hoggett
Understanding Consumer Heat Preferences
March 2013 | UKERC Low Carbon Heat: Research Gaps & Opportunities, London | PDF

Catherine Mitchell  
Energy Policy – History, policy changes over time, EMR and decarbonisation
February 2013 |BIS, UK | PDF

Matthew Lockwood
Political economy of fossil fuel subsidies in developing countries
February 2013 | Climate Change and Development Seminar Series, Brighton | PDF

 

2012

Caroline Kuzemko
Governing Energy in a Multipolar World
December 2012 | ESMW Closing Conference, London, | PDF

Matthew Lockwood
New Institutional Economics and the Governance of Energy
December 2012 | IGov Team, Falmouth | PDF

Richard Hoggett
Supply Chains and Energy Security
December 2012 | ESMW Closing Conference, London | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
The ESMW Dashboard Approach to Energy Security
December 2012 | ESMW Closing Conference, London, | PDF

Catherine Mitchell
ESMW Research Project – closing remarks
December 2012 | ESMW Closing Conference, London | PDF

Caroline Kuzemko
Problematising the Politics of Low Carbon Transition
December 2012 | IPE of Energy, Royal Society, London | PDF

Tom Steward
A Brief Introduction to the Multi-Level Perspective (MLP)
November 2012 | IGov Team, Falmouth | PDF

Wehrmeyer W., Fudge S., Stasiskiene Z., van de Lindt M., Emmert S. and Papathanasopoulou E.
Designing effective visioning workshops
May 2012 | European Round Table on Sustainable Production and Consumption, Bregenz, Austria | Link

Caroline Kuzemko
Security, the State and Political Agency: Putting ‘Politics’ back into UK Energy
April 2012 | Political Science Association (PSA) Annual Conference, Belfast

Caroline Kuzemko
Energy Governance Institutions: Problems and Solutions
March 2012 | Energy Governance conference hosted by the UK Energy Research Council, London

Caroline Kuzemko
Energy, Ideas and Power: EU-Russia Energy Relations in the 21st Century
February 2012 | Central European University (CEU), Budapest

Caroline Kuzemko
Energy, Ideas and Power: EU-Russia Energy Relations in the 21st Century
2012 | GR:EEN Annual Conference, Milan

 

2011

Caroline Kuzemko
UK Perceptions of Energy Security
September 2011 | EU-UK Energy Security: Perceptions and Realities Workshop, Chatham House and ESMW

Caroline Kuzemko
Energy and Structural Power
September 2011 | IPEG @ 40 Workshop, Warwick

Caroline Kuzemko
Energy Governance in Transition: Finding New Direction
2011 | BISA 2011, Manchester