Energy Economics and Policy

A section of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).

Section Information

Energy policy is the manner in which a given entity (governments, industry groups, businesses) address issues of energy development, production, distribution, and consumption. This Section also provides a forum for communicating recent advances in energy policy, economics and innovation aspects of economics and policy of energy supply, trading, delivery and consumption, combining expertise in innovation theory, energy system organisations and institutions, and the wider policy and regulatory context of energy. Topics of interest comprise, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Energy finance and energy markets
    • Economic models
    • Costs and pricing of renewable resources (oil, natural gas, etc.)
    • Power transmission
    • Business models
    • Carbon/electricity markets
  • Energy demand and supply
    • Energy demand management
    • Energy supply chain management
    • Energy supply security and reliability
    • Analysis and forecasting of electric power/natural gas/coal/fuels/petroleum products
  • Sustainable energy transition
    • Decarbonization
    • Innovation challenges in the energy sector and its industries
    • Transition in energy systems, electricity, and energy infrastructure
    • Renewable energy sources
    • Energy justice and wellbeing
  • Energy and environmental economics/policy
    • Emissions trading (SO2, CO2)
    • Carbon sequestration and storage
    • Lifecycle carbon assessment
    • Renewable resource assessment
    • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
    • Regulatory changes and innovations
  • Energy policy
    • Energy policy-making (bioenergy, climate, etc.)
    • Emerging policy issues
    • Energy law and regulation
  • Energy generation, storage, distribution and use
    • Energy cost and affordability
    • Energy efficiency
    • Energy use in critical industries
    • New and emerging technologies influencing energy production or consumption
  • Relationships between energy and economic development
    • Energy and national development
    • Energy and urban development
    • Economic growth and sustainable energy production (electricity/coal/household, etc.)

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