Global smart grid partnership launched
The International Community for Local Smart Grids will take the lessons each participant is learning locally and share these globally.
Costing an Electric Vehicle Future - Ignore the Alarmists
The All Party Parliamentary Group opposing government policy on electric vehicles claim in a new report that the required investment in electricity generation will “bankrupt UK plc”. Unfortunately for this claim, it is based on some major errors of fact and understanding.
Solving the ‘chicken and egg’ problem of Electric Vehicles in Africa
Electric vehicles could have a transformative effect on health, carbon emissions and consumer costs in Sub Saharan Africa, but governments must solve the problem of investment in infrastructure and vehicles.
Four new initiatives launched to support ‘Building Back Better’ from COVID-19
The Oxford Martin School has launched four new solutions-focused research initiatives, designed to make an immediate difference in helping the world ‘build back better’ from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Planning and adaptive thinking needed to navigate renewable energy network investment
One of the challenges facing Ofgem as regulator, in planning for integration of renewable energy sources into our energy supply, is determining how much network investment to allow, given the uncertainty around the pace and direction of energy transition.
Synthesis Report published by Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy
Key findings from the Oxford Martin School’s five-year Programme on Integrating Renewable Energy have been brought together in a Synthesis Report.
Professor Nick Eyre appointed Oxford City Council scientific adviser
Professor Nick Eyre, of Oxford University’s Environmental Change Institute, has been appointed as Oxford City Council’s first scientific adviser. The professor of energy and climate policy will support the Council and the city, as it continues to tackle the climate emergency and moves towards net-zero.