Achieving efficient carbon reduction: is the carbon price floor the answer?

10 November 2011, 6.30pm
Institute of Directors, Pall Mall, London

The IEA is pleased to announce the 2011 Beesley Lectures

Speaker: Paul Dawson, Head of Regulatory Affairs, RWE Group
Chair and Respondent: George Yarrow, Chairman, Regulatory Policy Institute

As the UK is moving towards major reform of the electricity market, this lecture will examine the carbon price floor in detail, outlining how it will work, how it will interact with the other measures to be introduced, and what the implications will be for the European carbon market.                                                                                                     

The Beesley Lectures are a series of eight annual lectures covering regulated industries in the UK. Now in their twentieth year, the lectures are held in memory of Professor Michael Beesley, who was a leading architect of the British system of utility regulation and a Managing Trustee of the Institute of Economic