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Second-best option?Guidance of the European Commission’s November communication regarding capacity mechanismsPublished: 1 of December, 2013

Following a public consultation about capacity mechanisms initiated in 2012, the European Commission issued a communication in November 2013 regarding the support of renewable energy sources, public interventions aiming generation adequacy, and – in relation with these – also demand side flexibility. Our aim here is to highlight the most important statements and suggestions of the Commission related to capacity mechanisms.