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"Generating Dialogue: Forum on Clean Energy, Good Governance, and Regulation" …

"Generating Dialogue: Forum on Clean Energy, Good Governance, and Regulation"
Presented by Smita Nakhooda

Published in: Technology, Business

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  • 1. Generating Dialogue Forum on Clean Energy Good Governance and Regulation PRAYAS ENERGY GROUP Singapore 16 – 18 March 2008
  • 2. Motivation and Objectives
    • An exchange of views on clean energy
    • Explore the role of regulatory governance in promoting clean energy
    • Discuss practical measures to promote clean energy
  • 3. Regulation and Clean Energy
    • Context for electricity regulation
      • Global process of restructuring and reform
      • Specific country contexts
    • Broadening context
      • Social and environmental concerns
      • Global climate change
        • Regulators are stakeholders in international decisions
    • Many efforts to grapple with clean energy
  • 4. Tradeoffs
    • Systems are set up to promote conventional options
      • Megawatts vs. “Negawatts
    • Promoting clean technology vs. increasing quality access
      • Intermittency of many RE technologies
    • Tensions between additional costs of clean energy and affordability
      • Reasonable costs?
        • e.g. Low cost of coal vs. higher upfront costs of renewables
      • Evolving potential of clean energy options
        • New technologies e.g. concentrating solar or CCS
    • Environmental and social impacts of conventional vs. clean technologies
      • Local issues vs. global climate change?
  • 5. Balancing Interests… The Importance of Governance
    • Regulatory decisions involve judgment
      • Incomplete information
      • Multiple solutions
      • Competing interests
    • Needs regulatory credibility (in addition to technical capacity)
      • Robust decision making process
      • “input” vs. “output” credibility
  • 6. Clean Energy and Regulatory Governance
    • Clarity of mandate
    • Completeness and accessibility of information
    • Depth of stakeholder engagement and public hearings
    • Capacity
      • Regulators
      • Government
      • Civil society
      • Industry