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Institutions and the low-carbon transition

Low carbon energy Applying Institutional Theory to the Low-Carbon Energy Transition  ABSTRACT The low-carbon energy transition is a form of socio-technical transition and, as such, it involves profound changes in the institutions that govern society. Despite the acknowledged importance of institutions in shaping the pace and nature of transition, a relatively small … Continue Reading ››

Sea Lane Security between the Middle East and Southeast Asia

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The Future of Sea Lane Security between the Middle East and Southeast Asia

On 23–24 June 2015, the Energy Studies Institute (ESI) of the National University of Singapore and Chatham House organized an event entitled ‘The Future of Sea Lane Security between … Continue Reading ››

Interactions between renewable energy policy and renewable energy industrial policy: A critical analysis of China’s policy approach to renewable energies

Zhang, P. Andrews-Speed, X. Zhao and Y. He (2013), ‘Interactions between renewable energy policy and renewable energy industrial policy: A critical analysis of China's policy approach to renewable energies’ Energy Policy, 62, 342-353. Abstract This paper analyzes China's policy approach to renewable energies and assesses how effectively China has met the ideal of appropriate interactions between renewable … Continue Reading ››

The evolving policy regime for pumped storage hydroelectricity in China: a key support for low-carbon energy

Zhang, S., P. Andrews-Speed and P. Perera (2015), ‘The evolving policy regime for pumped storage hydroelectricity in China: a key support for low-carbon energy’, Applied Energy 150, 15-24. Abstract: As part of its energy transition strategy, China has set ambitious targets for increasing the contribution of renewable energy and, in particular, of wind power. However, the … Continue Reading ››

The Erratic Path of the Low-Carbon Transition in China: Evolution of Solar PV Policy

China PV Zhang, S., P. Andrews-Speed and M. Ji (2014), ‘The Erratic Path of the Low-Carbon Transition in China: Evolution of Solar PV Policy’, Energy Policy, 67, 903-912. Abstract The last twenty years have seen the growth of both solar PV manufacturing capacity and deployment in China, yet this growth has followed … Continue Reading ››