Renewables and the EU Internal Electricity Market
The Case for an Arranged Marriage
This Policy Brief argues that pursuing the renewables objective could contribute to the completion of the internal electricity market, help to overcome opposition to transmission projects and decrease the market power of incumbents. Conversely, an integrated internal electricity market means less price volatility in specific regional markets, which allows for more efficient deployment and grid integration of renewables. Three sets of recommendations are proposed.
© 2012 Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
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