EU must block Greece’s desperate attempt to subsidise coal power

By |junij 25th, 2019|capacity markets, capacity mechanisms, coal phase-out, coal power, Electricity Market Directive, Greece, News|

Greek consumers could end up footing the bill for new coal plants well beyond 2050 under a proposed government scheme, despite recently agreed EU electricity market rules specifically designed to call time on coal subsidies, write Joanna Flisowska and ...

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‘Yellow vests’ killed EU bid to phase out regulated electricity prices

By |december 21st, 2018|electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, gilets jaunes, News, Regulated energy tariffs, yellow vests|

A European Commission proposal to phase-out regulated prices of electricity looked set to win approval from EU member states until the 'yellow vest' movement swept across France and nipped it in the bud.

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EU hammers deal on coal phase out, with special Polish clause

By |december 19th, 2018|capacity mechanisms, coal phase-out, electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, News, Poland|

European Union legislators reached agreement in the early hours of Wednesday (19 December) over a proposed reform of electricity market rules that includes a 2025 cut-off date for coal subsidies, and a special clause for Poland.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU hammers deal on coal phase out, with special Polish clause

Energy markets will deliver the flexible, decarbonised power system needed, not capacity markets

By |december 17th, 2018|capacity mechanisms, coal phase-out, electricity grids, electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, News, Single Electricity Market|

Energy only markets will enable the integration of the European electricity market and development of the flexible resources needed to support a decarbonised future. Philip Baker and Michael Hogan offer a critique to RTE’s Impact Assessment of the French Capacity Market.

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EU weighs ‘derogation’ for Poland in bid to phase out coal

By |december 17th, 2018|capacity mechanisms, coal phase-out, electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, News, Single Electricity Market|

Greens have lashed out at the European Commission for trying to pass an exemption from draft electricity market rules that would allow poorer countries like Poland to continue subsidising coal because their GDP is lower than the EU’s average.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU weighs ‘derogation’ for Poland in bid to phase out coal

EU electricity rules on cusp of unlocking power of renewables

By |december 5th, 2018|Electricity Market Directive, Florent Marcellesi, News, solar power, wind power|

Work on revamping the EU’s electricity market could wrap up on Wednesday (5 December), when negotiators are set to finalise new rules that will help activate energy laws that have already been brokered. As part of the EU’s 2016 Clean...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU electricity rules on cusp of unlocking power of renewables

Making electricity rules fit for the integrated energy system of the future

By |december 4th, 2018|cogeneration, electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, heating, News, oil and gas industry, Single Electricity Market|

When adopting new rules for Europe’s electricity market, EU policymakers shouldn’t lose sight of the bigger picture which involves an increasingly integrated energy system with multiple links between electricity, heat and gas, writes Hans Korteweg. Hans Korteweg is Managing Director...

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Nordics balk at EU plan to limit cross-border electricity trade

By |december 4th, 2018|electricity grids, electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, News|

A proposal to limit cross-border electricity flows is one of the last sticking points in the EU’s proposed power market reform, as Berlin pursues a 75% limit on interconnector capacity made available for trading, lawmakers have said.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Nordics balk at EU plan to limit cross-border electricity trade

For a fair and efficient energy transition: Time to end regulated tariffs for electricity [Promoted content]

By |november 22nd, 2018|electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, News, Regulated energy tariffs, Single Electricity Market|

Whilst wanting to protect regulated tariffs at all costs, France has committed itself to a coalition of the lowest bidders on climate issues, in particular with countries defending the coal industry, writes the ANODE.

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EU official: Rich people win most from regulated energy tariffs

By |november 16th, 2018|electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, News, Regulated energy tariffs|

Whether it’s for heating their swimming pools or to power their air conditioning systems and home appliances, regulated electricity prices “give the greatest potential benefit to richer households” who consume the largest amounts of energy, says Klaus-Dieter Borchard.

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