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...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Making electricity rules fit for the integrated energy system of the future

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.

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

Britain’s capacity market for electricity: Lessons for Europe

By |oktober 30th, 2018|capacity markets, capacity mechanisms, Electricity Market Directive, News, Single Electricity Market, United Kingdom|

The UK’s market-wide capacity mechanism for electricity provides a solution to a supply problem that has yet to emerge, writes Phil Baker. A targeted strategic reserve is likely to be a more cost-reflective alternative, he argues.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Britain’s capacity market for electricity: Lessons for Europe

EU negotiators agree ‘dynamic pricing’ of electricity

By |oktober 22nd, 2018|capacity mechanisms, electricity grids, Electricity Market Directive, energy prices, News, Single Electricity Market|

Energy companies with more than 200,000 clients will be obliged to provide households with at least one offer comprising dynamic price contracts, under an EU-level agreement reached behind closed doors last week, EURACTIV.com has learned.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU negotiators agree ‘dynamic pricing’ of electricity

Transparency, a central bone of contention in EU power market overhaul

By |oktober 3rd, 2018|capacity markets, capacity mechanisms, electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, Florent Marcellesi, News, Single Electricity Market|

Whether it relates to electricity prices charged to customers, the calculation of grid availability across borders, or the EU’s law-making process itself, the quest for transparency has emerged as a cross-cutting theme in Europe’s ongoing power market reform.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Transparency, a central bone of contention in EU power market overhaul

Spain drops opposition to EU limits on coal power

By |september 21st, 2018|capacity mechanisms, coal phase-out, Electricity Market Directive, News, Single Electricity Market, Spain, Teresa Ribera|

The Spanish government has begun winding down state aid for coal power, saying it now sides with a European Commission plan to prohibit so-called capacity payments for plants emitting more than 550g of carbon dioxide per kilowatt hour.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Spain drops opposition to EU limits on coal power

Italy withdraws objections to EU power market reform

By |september 13th, 2018|capacity markets, capacity mechanisms, Electricity Market Directive, News, Single Electricity Market|

Davide Crippa, Italy’s Undersecretary for Economic Development, has announced the country’s withdrawal from a seven-country alliance led by Poland, which argued for preserving national sovereignty over decisions to finance emergency power plants.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy withdraws objections to EU power market reform

Germany’s ‘strategic reserves’ for coal under fire in EU Council

By |september 7th, 2018|capacity mechanisms, electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, France, News, Poland, Single Electricity Market|

A group of seven countries – comprising France, Poland, Italy, Hungary, Greece, Ireland and the UK – have issued a common position on the reform of Europe’s electricity market, saying “strategic reserves” for electricity should not receive favourable treatment from regulators.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Germany’s ‘strategic reserves’ for coal under fire in EU Council

Italy and Poland’s electricity markets face uncertain future

By |julij 9th, 2018|capacity mechanisms, electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, Italy, News, Poland, Single Electricity Market|

The ongoing reform of "capacity markets" for electricity, which remunerate power plants for remaining on standby in case of demand peak, should be technologically neutral in order to allow disruptive technologies like digitalisation and blockchain to d...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Italy and Poland’s electricity markets face uncertain future

People leading the renewable revolution

By |julij 5th, 2018|electricity market, Electricity Market Directive, Krišjānis Kariņš, News, Renewable Electricity Directive, Single Electricity Market|

With its updated Renewable Energy Directive, the EU has sent a clear signal that citizens and communities are key to the energy transition’s success. The next step is to empower these groups to access the market and use their untapped potential, writes Emily Rochon.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za People leading the renewable revolution