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Economic Affairs - Fourth Report
The Economics of Renewable Energy

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 12 November 2008.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

REPORT


CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION


CHAPTER 2: RENEWABLES AND THE UK ENERGY SYSTEM


CHAPTER 3: TECHNOLOGIES FOR RENEWABLE ELECTRICITY GENERATION


CHAPTER 4: RENEWABLES IN THE ELECTRICITY SYSTEM


CHAPTER 5: RENEWABLES FOR HEAT AND TRANSPORT


CHAPTER 6: POLICY ON RENEWABLE ENERGY


CHAPTER 7: RECOMMENDATIONS AND CONCLUSIONS


APPENDIX 1: Economic Affairs Committee

APPENDIX 2: List of Witnesses

APPENDIX 3: Call for Evidence

APPENDIX 4: Current Status, Future Prospects and Actions on Renewable Technologies in the UK

APPENDIX 5: Comparative cost estimates submitted to the Inquiry in mid-2008 of renewable (excluding hydro), fossil and nuclear energy generation. In the case of renewables, they do not allow for extra costs of backup conventional generating capacity or grid integration, which are explored in Chapter 4.

APPENDIX 6: Future Renewable Energy Technologies

APPENDIX 7: Renewable Electricity in Denmark

APPENDIX 8: Transmission Access Proposals

APPENDIX 9: The Renewables Obligation

APPENDIX 10: Glossary of Terms and Abbreviations

NOTE:
(Q) refers to a question in oral evidence
(p) refers to a page of written evidence

The Report of the Committee is published in Volume I, HL Paper No. 195-I
The Evidence of the Committee is published in Volume II, HL Paper No 195-II




MINUTES OF EVIDENCE - VOLUME II (HL 195-II)




WRITTEN EVIDENCE - VOLUME II (HL 195-II)




 
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