Delivering energy law and policy in the EU and the US : a reader

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  • Creator edited by Raphael J. Heffron and Gavin F.M. Little
  • Format Books
  • Contributors
  • Publication Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2016] ©2016
  • Physical Details
    • lii, 716 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • ISBNs 9780748696789, 0748696784, 9780748696796, 0748696792
  • OCLC ocn948091151


  • Leading experts addresses the effectiveness of policy delivery in energy and the environment International experts from a range of disciplines, including the sciences, law, politics, economics and engineering, examine how best to achieve energy policy objectives. From evaluating policy delivery on wind farms in Texas in the US to developing nuclear power in the Middle East, this book presents fresh thinking on key concepts and ideas on energy law and policy delivery in a concise and readable format.


  • Includes bibliographical references and index.


  • Six Maxims for Informed Energy Analysis and Policy -- Ending Subsidies for Fossil Fuel Exploration in a World of Unburnable Carbon -- Were North Sea Oil and Gas 'Field Allowances' Subsidies : And Does it Matter? -- Renewable Energy Disputes -- Using a Legacy Frame to Deliver Energy and Environment Policies -- Emergence of EU Energy Law -- How to Improve Regulation? -- Delivering Energy Networks Security: Economics, Regulation and Policy -- The Role of Marketing in Delivering Energy Law and Policy -- A Brief History of United States Energy Policy -- Applying Innovation Policy to the U.S. Energy/Climate Challenge -- National Scientific Laboratories as an Energy Policy Vehicle: The United States' Experience -- Delivering Energy Policy in the U.S.: The Role of Taxes -- Delivering The Wind: Deconstructing Renewable Energy Success in Texas -- Solar Rights in the United States -- The U.S.-China Climate Agreement: A New Direction -- Going Green: The United States Department of Defense and Energy Security -- US Conjunctive Water Management and Sustainable Energy Development -- Delivering new polity: Paving the way for the European Energy Union -- Antitrust Enforcement in the EU Energy Sector -- Delivering Energy Policy in the EU: Some Thoughts on the Role of Consumers -- The Growing Impact of Free Movement Provisions in the EU Energy Market -- Energy, externalities and the need to revisit Deutsche Bahn: a proposal to reverse the European stance on EU State aid law and international aviation -- RES: Towards a new European policy -- Energiewende in Germany: the dawn of a new energy era -- What is a sustainable policy? A case for the Energiewende -- The Finnish energy policy: fulfilling the EU energy & climate targets with nuclear and renewables -- The EU-Russia relationship and the EU Energy Union: from Dependence and Vulnerability towards Competition and a Free Flow -- Role of Uncertainty in Energy Investments and Regulation -- Energy Security in an Unpredictable World: Making the Case Against State Aid Limitations in Electricity Generation -- Delivering a low-carbon electricity system in a liberalised market -- A Proposal for Reforming an Electricity Market for a Low-Carbon Economy -- The role of the demand-side in electricity -- Replacing Fossil Fuel Generation with Renewable Electricity: is Market Integration or Market Circumvention the Way Forward? -- Susceptibility of electricity generation to climate variability and change in Europe: a review of literature -- The External Dimension of the Cross-Border Electricity Transmission Planning in the EU -- Integrating Vehicles and the Electricity Grid to Store and Use Renewable Energy -- A Stitch in Time: Could Ireland's Forthcoming White Paper Breathe New Life into Its Brave but Faltering Renewable Electricity Policy? -- Recent developments in the Hungarian electricity regulatory framework -- Delivering the Revival of Nuclear Power -- Energy Policy: The role of nuclear power -- Financing New Nuclear Power Stations -- UK nuclear new-build plans in the light of international experience -- Delivering UK nuclear power in the context of European energy policy: the challenges ahead -- Nuclear liability: current issues and work in progress for the future -- The Present Status of Nuclear Third-Party Liability and Nuclear Insurance -- Small Modular Reactors: the Future or the Swansong of the Nuclear Industry? -- Coherent promotion of renewables under a carbon emissions cap -- Renewable Energy Policies Change Carbon Emissions Even Under Emissions Trading -- The Renewable Trajectory: Avoiding the Temptation of Cheap Oil -- Impact of Renewable Portfolio Standards on In-state Renewable Deployment in the US -- Renewable Support Policies in Europe: Evaluation of the Push-Pull Framework for Wind and PV in the EU -- A View from the Global Wind Industry -- The new concept of competitive bidding on photovoltaic in the German Renewable Energy Act 2014 -- Legal certainty for green energy projects: sure, but at what price? How Belgium needed to review its green energy support system and how variable parameters often provide more legal certainty than fixed parameters -- The Future of Hydroelectric Power in the United States: Thinking Small -- Hydropower: From past to future uncertainties -- Renewable energy production in marine areas and coastal zone: the Norwegian model -- The geopolitics of clean energy: re-engaging with Russia through renewable energy cooperation -- Talking About Shale in Any Language -- The Shale Revolution, Fracking and Regulatory Activity in the US: a Policy Divided -- Fractured Systems: A Multiple Policy Proposal for Promoting Safe Shale Gas Delivery in the United States -- Preparing Pennsylvania for a Post-Shale Future -- The Decline of Coal and the Economic Toll on the Appalachian Region -- The EU Network Codes and Prospects of Cross-Border Natural Gas Pipeline Projects -- Building the Energy Union: the problem of cross-border gas pipeline interconnections in Baltic, Central, and South-Eastern Europe -- Eminent Domain Authority for Upstream Gas Infrastructure: An Alternative Approach -- Petroleum Licensing on the UKCS 50 Years On: Problems, Solutions and More Problems? -- Greenland Offshore Petroleum Regulation Towards The Blue Arctic -- Energy Justice: The Yin and Yang Approach -- Sustainable development and energy justice: two agendas combined -- Assessing the Justice Implications of Energy Infrastructural Development in the Arctic -- Energy Poverty & Affordable Sustainable Energy Technologies (ASETs) -- Challenging energy poverty policies: insights from South-Eastern Europe -- Policy Changes for Future Proofing Housing Stock -- Challenges for health services in identifying which groups are most vulnerable to health impacts of cold homes -- Energy, Life, Metabolism and the Food Chain -- Energy efficiency and energy demand -- Energy demand reduction policy -- Demand Response in Wholesale Markets -- Perceived effectiveness of different methods of delivering information on energy efficiency -- Developing behavioural interventions: Three lessons learned for delivering energy policy -- Policy mixes in stimulating energy transitions: the case of UK energy efficiency policy -- The Journey of Smart Metering in Great Britain: A Re-visit -- Rethinking household energy consumption strategies: the importance of demand and expectations -- Financial Incentives for Energy Efficient Appliances -- Energy Security and Energy Policy Incoherence -- Designing International Trade in Energy Governance for EU Energy Security -- NATO and European Energy Security -- Genealogy of the current gas security situation in the EU-Ukraine-Russia energy triangle and the role of international law -- German Energy Law -- Delivering Energy Law and Policy in Malta -- Delivering Energy Efficiency Policies in Romania -- Energy Law in the Czech Republic: Unbundling CEZ -- Delivering Energy Policy Reform in Ukraine: Legal Issues in the Light of European Integration -- A systemic approach to renewable electricity technology deployment: The missing link in optimising policy delivery in the UK? -- Delivering Energy Policy: Is there need for key changes in the next UK Parliamentary Period -- Energy and the State in the Middle East -- Delivering Energy Policy in Argentina -- The Arctic: Source of energy? Source of conflict? Source of policy innovation -- Delivering Energy (Often) Requires Public Consent -- Public engagement and low carbon energy transitions: rationales and challenges -- Delivering Energy Policy in Ireland: Protest, Dissent and the Rule of Law -- National energy policy, locally delivered: the role of cities -- Community Energy in the UK -- Distributed Energy Resources: Back to the Future and More -- Promoting Cost-Effective Distributed Generation: Lessons from the United States -- Energy and Climate Policy: Synergies, Conflicts, and Co-Benefits -- The Multi-Level System of Global Governance: Opportunities for more Ambitious Climate Strategies -- The What, How and Where of Climate Law -- Environmental Law and Climate Change -- Energy and environment studies: the role of legal scholarship -- Overview of the EU climate policy based on the 2030 framework -- Climate Policy Instrumentation in Spain -- Planning consent and the law of nuisance -- Multi-State Endangered Species Act Listings; The Impact to Energy & New Conservation Approaches in the United States -- Delivering Energy to the Drylands: Obligations under the UN Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) to Provide Energy, Water and More -- Delivering new energy technologies: the military as consumer and innovator -- Delivering Energy Policy for Planet Ocean by Investing in Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion Infrastructure -- The necessity of government support for the successful deployment carbon capture and storage -- Too little and too late? An evaluation of the regulation of Carbon Capture and Storage as an integral element of a future low carbon energy system -- Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Readiness Assessment: A Premature Regulatory Requirement? -- Value of Energy Storage: The Required Market and Policy Supports -- Energy Storage Systems: A Risky Investment to Provide the Required Flexibility for Future Smart Grids -- Energy partnership between the European Union and Brazil for the promotion of second generation biofuels
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