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Effects of large scale penetration of renewables: The Italian case in the years 2008–2015

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  • Antonelli, Marco
  • Desideri, Umberto
  • Franco, Alessandro

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Italy has experienced a revolution in the electricity production mix in the years 2008-2015, when a large scale deployment of intermittent renewables caused a high volatility of electricity prices, stopped the investments in both fossil and renewable power plants and caused a high degree of uncertainty in matching electricity demand and supply.

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  • Antonelli, Marco & Desideri, Umberto & Franco, Alessandro, 2018. "Effects of large scale penetration of renewables: The Italian case in the years 2008–2015," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 81(P2), pages 3090-3100.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:81:y:2018:i:p2:p:3090-3100
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.08.081
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