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20.04.2018

FSR Partner of Enel Foundation’s Open Africa Power initiative

On 9 April 2018 in Nairobi, the Florence School of Regulation joined the kick-off of the first edition of Open Africa Power. The program, created […] read more

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Formation sur la Régulation du Marché de l’Electricité

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15.12.2017

FSR training regulators in Morocco

On the 31st of October and 1st of November 2017, the Florence School of Regulation supported the German Development Agency (GIZ) by creating and delivering […] read more

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Topic of the Month

24.10.2017

Why doesn’t the EU co-optimize the procurement of ancillary services with energy?

Written by Ross Baldick The US and the EU have different approaches to the procurement of ancillary services (AS), in particular frequency regulation and contingency […] read more

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News

21.09.2017

Prof. Baldick (University of Texas) joins FSR

The FSR Energy is glad to welcome Professor Ross Baldick from the University of Texas at Austin. Prof. Baldick is author and co-author of several […] read more

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News

18.09.2017

FSR meets IRENA

On Wednesday 13th September 2017, a delegation from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) visited the Florence School of Regulation at the European University Institute, […] read more

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News

12.09.2017

FSR and CINSEDO to provide training for the Italian regional officers

Today, Tuesday 12th September, the FSR is in Rome lecturing in a Summer School training dedicated to the officers of the Italian regions. This exclusive […] read more

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Podcast

7.09.2017

#FSR_YRS17: Podcasts from the Young Researcher Seminar

  The FSR was pleased to contribute to the development of the next generation of researchers in Europe by launching the first edition of the Young […] read more

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Pradyumna Bhagwat

Topic of the Month

31.07.2017

CRMs and Cross-border effects

written by Pradyumna Bhagwat In a highly interconnected system such as the continental European electricity system, there appears to be a concern that the uncoordinated implementation […] read more

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Pradyumna Bhagwat

Topic of the Month

24.07.2017

Participation of Renewables in Capacity Mechanisms

written by Pradyumna Bhagwat There are varying opinions on whether intermittent renewable generation should be allowed to participate in capacity remuneration mechanisms. From a security of […] read more

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Great Britain stranded

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Claude Crampes and Thomas-Olivier Léautier

On Wednesday 4 November between 5 and 6 pm, our British neighbours had to solve a problem that risks being repeated in every country where the decarbonation of the economy is based on intermittent power generation sources: a poorly anticipated energy shortage, which was solved through a combination of firing up dormant thermal power plants and requesting certain customers reduce their electricity usage.