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How far should the new EU Methane Strategy go?

2019 Policy Brief | Gas

Author(s): OLCZAK Maria, PIEBALGS Andris

ABSTRACT:

The decarbonisation of the EU economy requires immediate action to avoid methane emissions.   Methane is a potent greenhouse gas (GHG), but if captured, it […]

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Reliability Options: Can they deliver on their promises?

2019 Workshop Paper | Electricity

Author(s): BHAGWAT Pradyumna, MEEUS Leonardo

ABSTRACT:

Capacity mechanisms have been controversial in theory as well as practice. Lessons from experience with different capacity mechanisms led to the development of the reliability […]

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The EU electricity network codes (2019 ed.)

The EU electricity network codes (2019 ed.)

2019 Report | Energy

Author(s): MEEUS Leonardo, REIF Valerie, SCHITTEKATTE Tim

ABSTRACT:

The EU network codes and guidelines are a detailed set of rules pushing for the harmonisation of national electricity markets and regulations. A total of […]

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Carbon pricing, decarbonisation and digitalisation: the future of and the challenges to the EU climate & energy policy

2019 Policy Paper | Climate

Author(s): BORGHESI Simone, GLACHANT Jean-Michel

ABSTRACT:

Carbon pricing is of crucial importance for decarbonisation and provides a solid economic framework for unifying the EU climate and energy policy strategy. The EU […]

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A comparative study of renewable energy and electricity access policies and regulatory frameworks in the Indian Ocean Islands : The case of Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and Comoros

2019 Research Report | Universal Access to Energy

Author(s): HADUSH Samson, KUMAR BHAGWAT, Swetha Ravi

ABSTRACT:

This study aims to provide a comparative analysis of energy policy, market design and regulatory practices in the Indian Ocean Islands: Mauritius, Seychelles, Madagascar and […]

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A common EU framework regulating import pipelines for gas? Exploring the Commission's proposal to amend the 2009 Gas Directive

2019 Journal Article | Energy Union Law

Author(s): HANCHER Leigh, MARHOLD Anna

ABSTRACT:

This contribution investigates the form and content of a new and updated European Union (EU) legal framework intended to regulate third-country import pipelines for gas, […]

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Installation entries and exits in the EU ETS: patterns and the delay effect of closure provisions

2019 Journal Article | Climate

Author(s): GRAF Christoph, JONG Thijs, VERDE Stefano

ABSTRACT:

This paper analyses installation entries and exits in the EU ETS, over 2005–2013. Patterns of entries and exits are identified across countries, sectors, and time. The […]

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Towards an Efficient and Sustainable Tariff Methodology for the European Gas Transmission Network

2019 Research Report | Gas

Author(s): CERVIGNI Guido, CONTI Ilaria, GLACHANT Jean-Michel, TESIO Enrico, VOLPATO Francesco

ABSTRACT:

Gas transmission in Europe is currently based on the so-called entry-exit model. Under such a model, Europe is divided into gas balancing zones – also […]

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Assessment of the current regulatory framework for hydropower remuneration in Brazil

2019 Working paper | Electricity

Author(s): BHAGWAT Pradyumna, MACHADO, Bruno Goulart F.

ABSTRACT:

The performance of two ongoing regulatory frameworks for hydropower remuneration in Brazil is analysed. The former is the status quo design, where the individual operational […]

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The EU’s NDC after the Talanoa Dialogue

2019 Report | Climate

Author(s): ALLOISIO Isabella, BORGHESI Simone, NICOLLI Francesco, STOEFS Wijnand, VANGENECHTEN Domien

ABSTRACT:

Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) represent the efforts of Parties to the Paris Agreement to reach the Paris Agreement’s long-term goal of limiting warming to well […]

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