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Euractiv: Academic: Fossil fuel back-ups ‘may be the price to pay’ for renewables

An interview with Michael Pollitt, Professor of Business Economics at Cambridge Judge Business School, about renewable energy and fossil fuel policies in EU countries. “It’s a contradiction that policymakers are currently struggling to resolve. But fossil fuel back-up plants are…

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Investment strategy in Norway

A report for Norway's pension fund includes a section highlighting the risk of energy divestment co-authored by PhD candidate Vaska Atta-Darkua and Professor Elroy Dimson of Cambridge Judge. A report on investment strategies for Norway's Government Pension Fund Global includes…

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Investment strategy in Norway

De Volkskrant: Minimum price for CO2

The Dutch government should remain committed to a minimum price on carbon emissions to help create momentum for an EU-wide price floor, writes Robert Ritz, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School. The article is based on the latest…

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Handelsblatt Global: Europe needs a minimum price on carbon emissions

“Adopting a higher price floor for every ton of carbon released during power generation will help EU countries switch from coal to renewables more quickly,” writes Robert Ritz, Senior Research Associate at Cambridge Judge Business School. The article is based…

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A renewed energy to succeed: the energy sector and the EMBA

Uniper VP Alexander Aksenov (EMBA 2017) believes the Cambridge EMBA will help him to navigate the challenges facing the energy sector. The global energy sector is facing significant disruption from renewable energy. Wind and solar power is increasingly cost-effective for…

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Windmills and Workers

Nine energy trends to watch

Now the energy industry has turned its face to the sun and wind, and is embracing alternatives to fossil fuels, what's next for renewables? We spoke to two alumni and a current Cambridge MBA candidate about their experience with alternative…

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Nine energy trends to watch - renewable energy farm

Vorarlberg: illwerke gets help from students

A group of MBA students from Cambridge Judge Business School have been working with Austrian energy provider illwerke vkw as part of their Global Consulting Project (GCP). The project aims to develop a future-proof blockchain project together with the energy…

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Eurasia Review: US Russia sanctions could have negative impact on EU energy security

Dr Chi Kong Chyong, Research Associate and Director of Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at Cambridge Judge Business School, comments on the US’s Russia sanctions and what impact these could have on energy security in Europe. “There is no single…

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Finding the energy – Cambridge MBAs find opportunity in low carbon

Fossil fuels may still dominate the energy landscape but all the evidence is that their dirty, malodorous days are numbered. With around half of global R&D in the sector now devoted to developing low carbon alternatives like solar and wind…

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A View of Wind Turbines and Solar Panels

Brexit and energy

Britain can play the role of an innovative 'California' in addressing European energy policy issues post-Brexit, says Professor Michael Pollitt of Cambridge Judge Business School. Brexit could lead to the UK playing the role of an inventive "California" within Europe…

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