Electricity Market Reform: will it work and if so how?

8 November 2012, 6.30pm
Institute of Director, Pall Mall, London

The IEA is pleased to announce the 2012 Beesley Lectures

Speaker: Michael Pollitt, Assistant Director, Electricity Policy Research Group

Chair and Commentator: Tim Tutton, Former UK Director of Regulation, National Grid

How can EMR work? This lecture will examine the theoretical and empirical rationale for EMR, look at the evidence for each of the four measures, examine the potential benefit to society, and outline what an effective decarbonisation policy would look like.

The Beesley Lectures are a series of eight annual lectures covering regulated industries in the UK. 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 ofEconomic Affairs. He founded the series in 1991 and organised them until his death in 1999.

Taking place every Thursday between 20th