Capacity markets: A necessary evil in the energy transition?

By |september 10th, 2018|capacity markets, capacity mechanisms, Electricity Market Directive, energy interconnectors, market design, News|

Detractors of capacity mechanisms argue they are mere state aid for dirty fossil fuels that should be eliminated as soon as possible while supporters claim they provide vital back-up in the transition to renewable electricity.

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Decarbonisation not just an option but an opportunity, insist energy experts

By |julij 13th, 2018|capacity mechanisms, energy interconnectors, News, Spain|

Decarbonising the economy and energy production is now a necessity for states and companies, although it can also be a source of business opportunities and innovation, according to experts. EURACTIV's Spanish partner reports.

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Why Europe needs more electricity interconnectors, public and private

By |junij 4th, 2018|ACER, Electricity Market Directive, energy interconnectors, interconnectors, News, power grid, Single Electricity Market|

Europe's underdeveloped power grid infrastructure means that a surplus of electricity cannot be traded across borders, wasting renewable energy in countries that produce more than they consume, write Jo Leinen and Werner Langen.

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Building energy infrastructure is not a zero-sum game

By |april 27th, 2018|biogas, biomethane, energy interconnectors, gas interconnectors, LNG, natural gas, News, PCI list, pipelines|

Full electrification does not mean decarbonisation, writes Marco Alverà.  Infrastructure which carries natural gas today will be needed in future to carry increasing amounts of biomethane, green hydrogen as well as to store energy more efficiently than power lines or batteries, he argues.

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Norway accepts EU energy rules, avoids dispute with Brussels

By |marec 26th, 2018|clean energy package, Electricity, energy interconnectors, News, Norway|

Norway's parliament approved the adoption of European Union energy rules on Thursday (22 March), over the objections of some centre-left parties, allowing the EU outsider to remain a full member of EU markets, the leader of the parliament said after th...

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We have passed the electric tipping point

By |januar 11th, 2018|energy interconnectors, News|

As the price of renewables plummets and electrification goes from strength to strength, the head of Norway's transmission system operator considers the inherent challenges and significant benefits, asking, how can we create most value to all Europeans?

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France, Portugal and Spain to attend mini energy summit

By |december 14th, 2017|Antonio Costa, Emmanuel Macron, energy interconnectors, France, Jean-Claude Juncker, Mariano Rajoy, Miguel Arias Cañete, News, Portugal, Spain|

Portugal will organise early next year a summit dedicated solely to energy interconnectors, as lawmakers work to end the Iberian peninsula’s energy market isolation.

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EU pins hopes on ‘regional forums’ to unlock electricity trade

By |december 8th, 2017|Electricity Market Directive, energy interconnectors, News, power grid, power transmision, Smart grids|

A seamless pan-European energy market is still a long way off, but decisive steps can be taken now with stronger regional cooperation and the introduction of cross-border bidding zones for electricity, policymakers and industry experts argue.

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Brexit impact on energy markets could be ‘limited’, study says

By |november 22nd, 2017|energy interconnectors, ITER, News, nuclear power|

Brexit could have a limited effect on energy markets in both the United Kingdom and the European Union, according to a new study that is optimistic about the future of energy policy. But the Court of Auditors has warned that experimental energy researc...

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Cyprus set to come in from the cold and end energy isolation

By |oktober 17th, 2017|Cyprus, energy interconnectors, Greece, Israel, News|

Cyprus is due to end its energy isolation after it agreed with fellow EU member Greece to press on with an undersea electricity cable, which will also link the island to Israel in the hope of tapping into significant gas reserves in the eastern Mediter...

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