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UK: INSIDE OR OUTSIDE THE EU ETS SYSTEM. WHAT IS EXPECTED IN CARBON PRICES?

By | 2019-01-29T09:54:48+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Categories: Coal, Energy Markets, Energy Policies, M·Blog|Tags: , , |

On the afternoon of January 15 the parliament of the United Kingdom (UK) voted no to the Brexit agreement of Theresa May. A battle lost with a large margin of votes: 432 against 202. An expected result as the carbon prices showed little reaction the following morning. The possible scenarios for Brexit at this point are [...]

Le Pen’s Frexit: a good idea?

By | 2017-05-03T17:05:13+00:00 April 18th, 2017|Categories: Electricity Markets, M·Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Right before Easter, a historical debate between the 11 candidates to the presidency of the French Republic took place, with over 6 million viewers. The event was expected to reduce the volume of undecided voters (latest polls indicate they represent a 40% of the voters) offering variety with other small candidates, among them Jean Luc Melanchon. The [...]

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UK and its role in EU ETS after Brexit

By | 2017-04-18T13:30:56+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Categories: Energy Policies, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |

The United Kingdom is laying the ground for its imminent departure from the European Union. After abandoning the bloc of the 28 countries, the question is what role will it play in the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)? In the last few days this issue has raised some doubts. Recently, British Conservative spokesman for Energy [...]

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4 ways a “Hard Brexit” could impact the UK Energy Markets

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:17+00:00 November 14th, 2016|Categories: Energy Markets, Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , , , |

Since Theresa May became the new British Prime Minister last July, she has been determined to deliver Brexit by the end of March 2017. However, High Court recently ruled that Article 50 (a formal exit clause  for countries to leave the EU) process cannot be triggered without the approval of the Parliament, which was a huge [...]

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BREXIT: High Risk towards the European Energy Policy

By | 2018-06-12T15:37:19+00:00 May 19th, 2016|Categories: Energy Markets, Energy Policies, Featured, M·Blog|Tags: , |

On 23 June, British citizens will decide whether they want to remain a member in the European Union. The so-called “Brexit” referendum represents another factor of uncertainty to add to the list of facts that have been developed in the beginning of the year. In the event that UK decides to abandon the European project, we [...]

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