Seminars & webinars
11 October 2018

FEEM-IEFE Joint Seminar on "Phasing-out coal, phasing-in CCS: a long-term evolution of Italy's electricity generation capacity"


Where: Milan
Location:

Bocconi University,
Room 5.c4.sr03, 5th floor,
via Roentgen 1,
20136 Milan.
Please note: Guests to Bocconi University, who do not possess an official Bocconi ID Card or Visitor's Pass, are kindly requested to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to the seminar, to register at the reception and receive a visitor day pass.
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video-conference (at FEEM Venice) and GoToMeeting broadcast available.

Event's Timetable:

h. 12.30 Seminar
In Milan a light lunch will follow the seminar for registered participants.

Information:

Registration is required. Please confirm your participation to:
IEFE Secretary: iefe@unibocconi.it by Wednesday 10 October.
To attend the seminar in Venice or via GoToMeeting, please register here.

Speakers:

Niccolò Cusumano, Federico Pontoni and Antonio Sileo, GREEN Bocconi University.

Abstract

The recently adopted Italian National Energy Strategy (2017) sets out a plan for the complete phase-out of coal production by 2025, which today still accounts for more than 15% of the electricity generated in Italy. Given the pace of electrification of the energy sector and the expected increase in electric vehicles, the phase-out of an essential baseload technology might have adverse effect on the electric system, unless effective countermeasures are adopted and implemented. The aim of our analysis is to model the long-term evolution of the Italian generation capacity in order to carry out a CBA for the adoption of different technologies and different policy targets. Our results show that CCS technologies represent a viable option in an optimized generation expansion plan, irrespective of their high investment costs. The need for a rotating and predictable back-up technology outweighs its very high initial investment costs.

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This seminar has been jointly organized by FEEM and IEFE, Bocconi University.

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