Europes Energy Transition: Insights for Policy Making
Publish Date: 2017-05-03
Author: Manuel Welsch
Europes Energy Transition: Insights for Policy Making looks at the availability and cost of accessing energy and how it significantly affects economic growth and competitiveness in global markets. The results in this book, from a European Commission (EC) financed project by INSIGHT_E, provide an overview of the most recent analyses, focusing on energy markets and their implications for society. Designed to inform European policymaking, elements of this book will be integrated into upcoming EC policies, giving readers invaluable insights into the cost and availability of energy, the effect of price increases affecting vulnerable consumer groups, and current topics of interest to the EC and ongoing energy debate. INSIGHT_E provides decision-makers with unbiased policy advice and insights on the latest developments, including an assessment of their potential impact.
Presents answers to strategic questions posed by the European Commission
Coherently assesses the energy transition, from policies to energy supply, markets, system requirements, and consumer needs
Informed the EC Clean Energy for All Europeans package from end of 2016, e.g., regarding aspects of energy poverty
Endorsed by thought leaders from within and outside of Europe, including utilities, energy agencies, research institutes, journal editors, think tanks, and the European Commission