Renewables and the EU Internal Electricity Market: The case for an arranged marriage
AbstractThis Policy Brief argues that pursuing the renewables objective could contribute to the completion of the internal electricity market, help to overcome opposition to transmission projects and decrease the market power of incumbents. Conversely, an integrated internal electricity market means less price volatility in specific regional markets, which allows for more efficient deployment and grid integration of renewables. Three sets of recommendations are proposed.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Centre for European Policy Studies in its series CEPS Papers with number 6733.
Length: 9 pages
Date of creation: Mar 2012
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This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
- NEP-ALL-2012-07-01 (All new papers)
- NEP-ENE-2012-07-01 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-EUR-2012-07-01 (Microeconomic European Issues)
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