European Union Committee - Fourteenth Report
No Country is an Energy Island: Securing Investment for the EU's Future

Here you can browse the report which was ordered by the House of Lords to be printed 2 May 2013.


CONTENTS


Terms of Reference

Summary

Chapter 1: Introduction

Box 1: TFEU—Article

Chapter 2: Investments and costs

The scale of investment required

Investing in energy at a time of economic crisis

Low carbon energy investment

Financing

Box 2: EU Project Bonds Initiative

Costs and pricing

Chapter 3: The energy mix

EU competence

Carbon capture and storage

Box 3: Carbon capture and storage

Gas

Box 4: Comparative greenhouse gas emissions of fossil
fuels

Unconventional gas-shale gas

Box 5: Unconventional gas

Coal and lignite

Box 6: Lignite

Renewable energy

Box 7: Renewable energy

Nuclear

Chapter 4: Delivering policy clarity—2030 framework

EU Emissions Trading System

Figure 1: Evolution of carbon prices

Renewable energy target

Energy efficiency

Energy-intensive industries

The politics of a 2030 framework

Chapter 5: Research and innovation

The role of research and innovation

The EU's approach

Chapter 6: Interconnection and energy security

Visions of the future grid

Energy Infrastructure Regulation

Public acceptance

Regulatory obstacles

Gas supply

Capacity mechanisms

Chapter 7: Conclusions and recommendations

Appendix 1: List of members and declarations of interest

Appendix 2: List of witnesses

Appendix 3: Call for evidence

Appendix 4: Glossary

Appendix 5: Share prices of major EU energy companies

Appendix 6: EU energy legislation and proposals

Appendix 7: Levelised cost estimates for projects starting in 2018 (10% discount rate)

Appendix 8: Household and industry electricity prices (second half 2011 (1) (/KWh)

Appendix 9: List of abbreviations

Map of interconnections between EU states

Evidence is published online at http://www.parliament.uk/hleud and available for inspection at the Parliamentary Archives (020 7219 5314)

References in footnotes to the Report are as follows:

Q refers to a question in oral evidence.

Witness names without a question reference refer to written evidence.


 
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