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Professor of Economics at IFP School (IFPEN)
Holder of the Chair "Electricity and Digital Transition"
Arash FARNOOSH is Professor at the Center for Energy Economics & Management at IFP School (IFPEN). He has Graduate Engineer's Degrees (French Grandes Ecoles) from both INSA and ENSPM and also holds a
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Victor Court

Lecturer, Center for Energy Economics and Management (IFP School)
Victor Court joined the Centre for Energy Economics and Management at IFP School in March 2020. He is involved in the teaching and organisation of the Centre's three programmes (Energy and Markets
Issue 44 of Science@ifpen
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SPOTLIGHT ON CLIMATE OBJECTIVES - A highly over-estimated contribution of energy efficiency?

In its “sustainable development” scenario, the International Energy Agency (IEA) considers energy efficiency to be the primary lever for reducing CO2 emissions (see diagram). The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) also considers energy efficiency as a key element of the ecological transition. (...) But this strategy could prove to be flawed in that it disregards a phenomenon that has long been at work to counteract the benefits of energy efficiency: the “rebound effect”.
Issue 44 of Science@ifpen
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CarMa Chair: negative CO2 emissions by 2050

Tackling climate change necessarily involves reducing greenhouse gas emissions resulting from human activities, primarily carbon dioxide and methane. The problem is global and the actions required must be implemented within the framework of a systemic approach, with scale effects that are difficult to fully understand. Nevertheless, the Paris Agreement reflects the determination of nations to correct the current trajectory while respecting the legitimate aspirations of emerging countries to raise their living standards.
Issue 43 of Science@IFPEN
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Dynamic flows for better low-carbon strategies

Low-carbon strategies encourage the use of renewable energy sources based, among others, on biomass. The objective of achieving carbon neutrality is expressed via a perfect balance...
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Gondia Sokhna SECK

Economist- Energy system modelling,
Economics and Environmental Evaluation Department, Economics and Technology Intelligence Division
Gondia Sokhna SECK holds a PhD in Economics and a one-year specialization in energy systems optimization from Ecole des Mines de Paris (in M.Sc. OSE). He also obtained in parallel a specialized
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Emmanuel HACHE

Economist-Foresight, Economics and Environmental Evaluation Department, Economics and Technology Intelligence Division,
Emmanuel HACHE holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Paris I and a Msc in Development Economics and Sociology from the Institut d'Étude du Développement Économique et Social (IEDES) of the
Issue 29 Science@ifpen
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SCelecTRA: prize for best 2030 scenario for electric mobility

Selected as part of the European ERANET-Electromobility+ programa and coordinated by IFPEN, the SCelecTRA(1) project was aimed at assessing the potential and conditions for the development of electric