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Modelling and security of supply analysis of the domestic electricity wholesale market until 2030 with different power plant scenariosAnalysis

The net import ratio of Hungary is very high as its average value between 2013 and 2017 was 32%. From the European countries only Lithuania, Luxemburg, Albania and Croatia had higher net import ratio in the same timehorizon. However, this outstanding ...

Evaluating the 6 March PRISMA capacity auctionsArticle

The last building blocks of the European regulatory LEGO have just clicked into place with the missing network codes, underpinning the first coordinated European capacity auction and the race for fair and indiscriminate competition. However, the results ...

Electricity Market integration 2.0 in Central and South-East EuropeResearch paper

The objective of this discussion paper is to briefly assess the most relevant legislative proposals pertaining to the European electricity market that emerged from the ‘Clean Energy for all Europeans’ package published at the end of 2016. Identifying the ...

Electricity Market Integration 2.0 in Central and South East Europe2nd Central and South East Europe Energy Policy ForumEvent

The regional energy policy forum organised by the Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research, CUB (REKK), the European Commission and the REKK Foundation has discussed the new phase of electricity market integration proposed by the European Commission's ...

Power market modelArticle

One of the most important elements of the winter package is the proposal for the modification of the regulation on reforms of electricity markets. While referred to as the new market model, it is essentially no different from the current European model ...

Power plant capacity auction in the United KingdomArticle

Recently, European electricity market models have been facing serious challenges: continuously increasing renewable electricity generation and unfavourable price conditions/negative spread resulted in collapsing profitability of fossil-based, primarily ...

Mysteries of the allocation of transmission capacities of the Slovak-­Hungarian gas interconnector pipelineArticle

The construction of the long-awaited Slovak-Hungarian gas interconnector pipeline is now completed. Although there are still technical issues to resolve, they cannot be blamed for why the commercial operation has not commenced yet. In January 2015, once ...

Second-best option?Guidance of the European Commission’s November communication regarding capacity mechanismsArticle

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 ...

Unilateral measures or EU coordination?The question of European capacity mechanismsArticle

From the perspective of both the long term operation of electricity systems with growing renewable capacities and system security it is important that sufficient regulating capacity is available for system level regulation and to meet peak demand. Under ...