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The governance for distributed energy resources in the Italian electricity market: A driver for innovation?

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  • Gaspari, Michele
  • Lorenzoni, Arturo

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In spite of the dramatic changes that affected the electricity sector in the last decade across Europe, the governance of the system has not evolved accordingly, and the centralised regulatory framework is still the norm. This paper focuses on the role of governance as a driver for innovation in the power sector: through the assessment of the Italian market and of significant Italian policies, it reflects on the instruments that allow the full integration of Distributed Energy Resources and the creation of distributed grid control systems across Europe.

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  • Gaspari, Michele & Lorenzoni, Arturo, 2018. "The governance for distributed energy resources in the Italian electricity market: A driver for innovation?," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 82(P3), pages 3623-3632.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:82:y:2018:i:p3:p:3623-3632
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.10.100
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