Carbon price

Kiran Stacey

Many thanks for all your questions for Ian Simm, chief executive of Impax Asset Management. His answers will appear on this site on Friday, January 28th.
Next week, the person in the hotseat will be James Cameron, vice chairman of Climate Change Capital, the boutique investment bank specialising in carbon trading. Read more

Kiran Stacey

In the first of a new series of readers’ Q&A sessions, Sara Vaughan, Eon UK’s head of energy policy and regulation, took on the burning questions you wanted answering. Eon is Germany’s biggest power company and is heavily involved in the UK market.
In the second part of the session, Sara discusses the obstacles to building new nuclear plants, how the UK measures up on low-carbon technology and the limitations of a carbon floor price. Read more

Kiran Stacey

In the first of a new series of readers’ Q&A sessions, Sara Vaughan, Eon UK’s head of energy policy and regulation, took on the burning questions you wanted answering. Below are her thoughts on how the UK measures up on low-carbon energy, the limitations of a carbon floor price and why the carbon reduction commitment might be better off as a tax. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Starting next week, Energy Source is bringing back its reader Q&A sessions. This is a chance for you to ask the bigwigs of the energy industry anything you could possibly want.
First up in the hotseat is Eon’s Sara Vaughan, their UK director of regulation and energy policy. Read more

Kiran Stacey

After my earlier pessimistic (at least for green campaigners and those in low-carbon energy production) post on the hopes of setting a high and stable carbon price comes a very different message in a report from The Climate Institute in Australia. Read more

Kiran Stacey

Last week I wrote that one of the areas of complete agreement at a debate during the European Future Energy Forum had been that there needed to be a high and stable carbon price in order to incentivise low carbon energy production. But I added that nobody knew how to bring it about. Read more