All pages with keywords: subsidies

Wind Farm in motion at Sunset in the Solway Firth.

Do renewable energy technologies need government subsidies?

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To what extent are different energy sources subsidised around the world? Renewable energy comes from sources that are not depleted when used but are replenished naturally. They include wind, solar, … read more »


To build or not to build? Capital stocks and climate policy

To build or not to build? Capital stocks and climate policy

a working paper by Elizabeth Baldwin, Yongyang Cai, Karlygash Kuralbayeva 18 January, 2018

To achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, the use of fossil fuels must peak and then rapidly decline. This research investigates the impact of climate change policy on capital invested in fossil fuel power plants, especially coal – so-called ‘dirty’ assets. read more »


Consultation response: ‘Building a market for energy efficiency’

Consultation response: ‘Building a market for energy efficiency’

a policy publication by Samuela Bassi, Daire McCoy 9 January, 2018

This paper provides responses to selected questions in the UK government’s call for evidence on ‘Building a market for energy efficiency’. read more »