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Major stakes of the electricity sector

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This area focuses on the economic and geopolitic transformation of the electricity sector, at French, European and global levels. A specific attention is devoted to the future of the nuclear industry and the strong development of renewable energy sources.

08/09/2015
By: Laura PARMIGIANI

Water scarcity in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states has traditionally been addressed by finding new ways of producing water. The high costs of desalinated water production are borne by the State through subsidies. As this trend is not environmentally or economically sustainable, new...

23/06/2015
By: Joris DEHLER,  (KIT), Dogan KELES (KIT), Thomas TELSNIG (IER), Benjamin FLEISCHER (IER), Manuel BAUMANN (KIT), David FRABOULET (KIC-IE/CEA), Aurélie FAURE (IFRI), Wolf FICHTNER (KIT)

A report released by Insight_E, the European energy consortium specialised on energy policy research and analysis
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18/06/2015
By: Paul DEANE, , Cherrelle EID (IFRI),  Sean COLLINS, Brian O'GALLACHOIR (UCC), Rupert HARTEL, Dogan KELES, Wolf FICHTNER (KIT)

A report released by Insight_e,  the European energy consortium specialised on energy policy research and analysis<...>

23/05/2015
By: Fabienne PEHUET LUCET

Considerable investment will be needed in order to meet increasing world-wide demand for energy and replace ageing existing plants. In a context where struggling against climate change is a widely shared objective, a sizeable portion of the $16000Bn future investment in electricity generation...

22/04/2015
By: Cherrelle EID

In October 2014, Europe’s drive for sustainability has been further continued with the set objectives for 2030, aiming for 40% emission reduction compared to 1990 levels and at least a 27% share of renewable energy sources. For the longer term, the European Commission (EC) targets a zero CO...

01/04/2015
By: Marie-Claire AOUN, Saïd NACHET

With 266 billion barrels of proved oil reserves (16% of world total), Saudi Arabia holds the world's largest (conventional) crude oil reserves, was the largest exporter of total petroleum liquids in 2013, and the second largest petroleum liquids producer behind the United States

29/06/2014

This article, issued after Asia Center and ASEF's international conference on coal issues in China (26th and 27th of June 2014 in Beijing), tackles the challenges the country is facing in restructuring its coal industry, in a context of severe and recurrent air, soil and water pollution...

15/01/2012

Europe’s energy policy is commonly defined by three axes of equal importance: security of supplies, competitiveness and sustainable development. The European Commission is mandated to develop the policy tools that allow the implementation of this common policy. Early on, challenges arose from...

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