Book Review. Renewable Energy Sources in the Isolated Communities of the Russian Arctic (Возобновляемые источники энергии в изолированных населенных пунктах Российской Арктики). Authors: Berdin, V. H., Kokorin A.O., Yulkin, G.M., Yulkin, M.A. (Бердин В.Х., Кокорин А.О., Юлкин Г.М., Юлкин М.А.). Publisher: WWF, 2017. 80 pp. By Hilma Salonen Far-flung, sparsely populated settlements of the Russian […]
By Alan Mamatov. Abstract: Starting from the second half of the 20th century, many researchers have focused their attention on the increasing influence of oil price shocks on global economic performance. However, the current stock of empirical literature significantly lacks research on developing oil importing economies from the post-Soviet region. The purpose of this paper is […]
The transportation sector is an essential part of any supply chain. During their studies, students of energy politics often focus ether on upstream or downstream, but omitting the midstream sector is indeed a pity. In this interview with Pierre Jouvellier, ENERPO Graduate (2016) we discuss the new developments in the sector of oil transportation and perspectives of innovations that can reshape the architecture of the oil business.
ENERPO Journal announces call for papers for October and December issues of 2017. The Journal accepts articles written in English on the subjects of energy security, energy economics, energy policy and the role of various fuels in the energy system. More specifically, the Journal seeks to cover topics such as: Analysis of regional markets for […]
by Gulnoza Khodizoda Abstract This paper’s main focus is to give an overview of the current potential of solar energy utilization through the use of solar power plants and the applicability of this to lower income countries, with a case study on Tajikistan. We will discuss two main types of solar power plants: Concentrated Solar Power […]
by Glenda Pavon-Suriel Abstract Development of hydrocarbon resources in the Arctic shelf is a topic of increasing interest. This is in light of the effects of climate change in the region and recent findings of enormous resource potential. The combination of the environmental implications of resource extraction in the Arctic with the demand for natural […]
by Sophie Nguebana, Elisabeth Nguebana, Patrick Osborne, Alexander Geysman, Alberto Perego, Irina Mironova UN Climate Talks in Marrakesh The Conference of Parties, COP22 took place in Marrakesh. The participants of the meeting have discussed the way forward after Paris. At the same time, a group of climate-sceptics has gathered in Washington, D.C. to discuss the […]
This article is part of an upcoming ENERPO Journal edition. Zach Waller offers analysis of the Iranian Oil Sector post-sanctions.
by Michael Roh Abstract Emissions trading schemes, or cap-and-trade, provide a market-friendly approach for countries to reduce their CO2 emissions. Cap-and-trade works by quantifying the CO2 itself into permits, and then setting a limit, or cap, on emissions by reducing the amount of permits over time. The permits are tradable, allowing for supply and demand forces to […]
This opinion piece by Henrik Vorloeper is part of our upcoming ENERPO Journal edition.
By Timothy Abraham In a region where energy resources can be found in masses, both Turkey and Israel have been mostly reliant on imports. For this reason, energy has never really played a major role in the relationship between these two countries. This might change after the discovery of major gas fields off the coast […]
by Irina Mironova (photo: Tesla Model S) Last Sunday, September 11, I started the academic year by giving a lecture at the EUSP Orientation Weekend. I had to tell freshmen about electric cars and their future role in the energy system. One of the most important questions here is whether electric cars can ever cut […]