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15/12/2016 - Evaluation of Fiscal Measures in the National Policies and Methodologies to Implement Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive

Europe Economics was commissioned to provide technical assistance in the development of the methodology for the evaluation of fiscal measures to implement Article 7 of the Energy Efficiency Directive. This involves assessment of different fiscal policies used in a selection of Member States including the use of price elasticity data and additionality assumptions in arriving at claimed energy efficiency benefits.

13/01/2016 - Proof of Flow under Market Coupling

Ofgem has published a report written by our Consultant Benjamin Tannenbaum on “Proof of flow under market coupling”, which includes an economic analysis of the trading arrangements and the barriers to entry in wholesale power trades in Europe. The report assesses the economic impact on power market participants of a range of different options for estimating the path of power in an interconnected system where power price and cross-border capacity allocation are determined simultaneously and anonymously.

06/07/2011 - CLG publish Zero carbon non-domestic buildings report

The Phase 3 report on trajectories for achieving zero carbon standards for new non-domestic buildings has been published by CLG.  Europe Economics, working with AECOM carried out the updated cost-benefit analysis following on from our work on Phases 1 and 2.

19/04/2011 - The Weighted Average Cost of Capital for Ofgem's Future Price Control (Phase III Report)

Europe Economics's advice to Ofgem on the cost of capital for transmission and gas distribution (Phase III Report).

19/04/2011 - Decision on Strategy for the Next Transmission on Gas Distribution Price Controls RIIO-T1 and GD1 - Financial Issues

Europe Economics's advice to Ofgem on the cost of capital for transmission and gas distribution. To view the main document click on the title. To view the referenced document by Europe Economics for Ofgem, click here.

15/12/2010 - The Weighted Average Cost of Capital for Ofgem's Future Price Control (Phase I Report)

Europe Economics's advice to Ofgem on the cost of capital for transmission and gas distribution (Phase I Report).

04/10/2010 - Markets and Households on Low Incomes

Europe Economics recently completed a study for The Office of Fair Trading into ways in which low income households might be disadvantaged in particular markets.  This work, carried out in collaboration with the New Policy Institute, focused on food, energy, financial services, transport and the internet.  We identified demand and supply side factors which had a differential effect on people in the lowest income group. Access to certain products, such as the internet and bank accounts, had an important ‘enabling’ effect by improving access to products in other markets.

30/06/2010 - Cost of Capital for TAO, TSO, DSO (Appendices)

Europe Economics was commissioned by the CER to advise on the appropriate cost of capital for electricity transmission and distribution companies over the 2011 to 2015 period. (Appendices)

30/06/2010 - Cost of Capital for TAO, TSO, DSO (Main Report)

Europe Economics was commissioned by the CER to advise on the appropriate cost of capital for electricity transmission and distribution companies over the 2011 to 2015 period. (Main Report)

24/11/2009 - Zero Carbon for New Non-Domestic Buildings: Impact Assessment

On 24 November 2009 the Department of Communities and Local Government published a Consultation on Policy Options for Zero Carbon in Non-Domestic Buildings. The full Impact Assessment for these options was carried out by Europe Economics. The cost benefit analysis includes an assessment of the benefits from reductions in CO2 emissions.  

07/03/2006 - Research into Productivity Growth in Electricity Transmission and Other Sectors

Europe Economics has recently completed a review of international evidence on productivity growth in electricity transmission and other sectors for DTe, the Dutch Energy Regulator. This report was commissioned and has been published by DTe as part of its review of price controls for the Dutch electricity transmission operator TenneT.

24/11/2004 - The Impact and Possible Causes of the Rise in Wholesale Gas Prices

Report for the Chemical Industries' Association and the Energy Intensive Users' Group. Executive Summary only.