The EU Internal Electricity Market: Done Forever?
AbstractTaking a quarter-century to build a European internal market for electricity may seem an incredibly long journey. The aim of achieving a European-wide market might be reached, but we have gone through – and should continue to go through – a process subject to many adverse dynamics. The EU internal market may derail greatly in the coming years from the effects of a massive push for renewables, as well as a growing decentralization of the production-consumption loop. Moreover, a serious concern is the risk of a definitive fragmentation of the European electricity market due to uncoordinated national moves with respect to renewable support and capacity mechanisms.
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EU internal market; Power sector reform; Renewable integration;
This paper has been announced in the following NEP Reports:
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- NEP-ENE-2013-12-15 (Energy Economics)
- NEP-EUR-2013-12-15 (Microeconomic European Issues)
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