Authors: Paul Drummond, Steve Pye (UCL) and Paul Deane (UCC) with Lucienne Krosse from KIC InnoEnergy as reviewer
|Language: English||Year: July 2015|
|Countries: European Union||Weblink|
|Topics: CCS, energy storage, RES, Energy Efficiency||Type: Hot Energy Topic|
Summary: Substantial change to the physical infrastructure of the EU’s energy system is required for decarbonisation. Non-carbon pricing instruments have had a substantial impact in the early phase of this transition. Carbon pricing will be important, but the extent and profile of its impact is highly uncertain, and limited in some sectors. A broad policy mix, spanning market-based, technology/regulatory and behaviourfocussed instruments, is required.