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Study on EU power market design released: Upgrading the Internal Market

On behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy, Connect Energy Economics has conducted the study “Upgrading the Internal Market“. This study accompanies the ongoing European market design discussion and explains how an advanced power market can support the long-term targets of the European energy policy. In the light of the intermediate report of the sector inquiry on capacity mechanisms conducted by the European Commissionthis study also discusses how the transformation process can be secured without compromising the long-term targets, and which risks for the targets come with capacity markets. The complete study can be found here in English.

Talk and panel discussion on power market design at Stiftung Umweltenergierecht’s expert dialogue on the EU Energy Union

On 20th April 2016, Stiftung Umweltenergierecht hosts the expert dialogue EU Energy Union: governance, support schemes for renewable energy and new power market design. Dr. Marco Nicolosi gives a talk on the future market design from an economic perspective and participates in the following panel discussion. The expert dialogue is part of the research project "A new EU architecture for the energy transition", which is supported by the Mercator Foundation. You can find the programme to the expert dialogue here.

Expert panel: Talk on “Demand Side Management of the World Energy Council at the BDI

The World Energy Council has organised an expert panel at the Federation of German Industries (BDI) in Berlin on 14th January 2016 in order to discuss the role of Demand Slide Management for a more flexible power market. Against this background, the regulatory framework conditions, which are determined by the new power market law, are also topic for discussion. Dr. Marco Nicolosi has been invited to the panel as an expert and will address the significance of market design to open up flexibility options. You may download his presentation here.