Combining Energy Networks: The Impact of Europe's Natural Gas Network on Electricity Markets until 2050
AbstractThe interdependence of electricity and natural gas is becoming a major energy policy and regulatory issue in all jurisdictions around the world. The increased role of gas fired plants in renewable-based electricity markets and the dependence on gas imports make this issue particular striking for the European energy market. In this paper we provide a comprehensive combined analysis of electricity and natural gas infrastructure with an applied focus. We analyze different scenarios of the long-term European decarbonization pathways sketched out by the Energy Roadmap 2050, and identify criteria related to electricity and/or natural gas infrastructure and the interrelation between both markets.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research in its series Discussion Papers of DIW Berlin with number 1317.
Length: 28 p.
Date of creation: 2013
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Europe; electricity markets; natural gas markets; networks;
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- Lorenz Casimir & Gerbaulet Clemens & Holz Franziska & Abrell Jan & Hannes Weigt, 2013. "Combining Energy Networks: The Impact of Europe's Natural Gas Network on Electricity Markets until 2050," Working papers 2013/10, Faculty of Business and Economics - University of Basel.
- L94 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Electric Utilities
- L95 - Industrial Organization - - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities - - - Gas Utilities; Pipelines; Water Utilities
- C61 - Mathematical and Quantitative Methods - - Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling - - - Optimization Techniques; Programming Models; Dynamic Analysis
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- NEP-ALL-2013-08-16 (All new papers)
- NEP-CIS-2013-08-16 (Confederation of Independent States)
- NEP-ENE-2013-08-16 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-EUR-2013-08-16 (Microeconomic European Issues)
- NEP-NET-2013-08-16 (Network Economics)
- NEP-REG-2013-08-16 (Regulation)
- NEP-SPO-2013-08-16 (Sports & Economics)
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