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Electricity

Nicolo Rossetto

Topic of the Month

19.10.2018

Digitalisation as two changes in markets

FSR Topic of the Month Digitalisation: beyond the buzzword Digitalisation as two changes in markets Digitalisation is not just a set of changes in infrastructures […] read more

Electricity

Nicolo Rossetto

Topic of the Month

11.10.2018

Digitalisation as two changes in infrastructures

FSR Topic of the Month  Digitalisation: Beyond the Buzzword by Nicolò Rossetto (FSR) Digitalisation as two changes in infrastructures Digitalisation has been a key buzzword […] read more

Energy Innovation

Miguel Vazquez

Convergence of telco and power systems, and the formation of knowledge networks

FSR Topic of the Month REGULATION IN TIMES OF INNOVATION: REGULATING THE UNKNOWN by Miguel Vazquez (Head of FSR Energy Innovation Area) Modernization of the electricity grid may […] read more

Energy Innovation

Miguel Vazquez

Topic of the Month

18.09.2018

The role of market design in the (non-)choice of the technology for Energy Storage Systems

FSR Topic of the Month REGULATION IN TIMES OF INNOVATION: REGULATING THE UNKNOWN by Miguel Vazquez (Head of FSR Energy Innovation Area) Some years ago, I was discussing […] read more

Energy Innovation

Miguel Vazquez

Complexity and the Design of Institutions

FSR Topic of the Month Regulation in times of innovation: How to regulate the unknown? by Miguel Vazquez (Head of FSR Energy Innovation Area)   1. Complexity […] read more

Energy Union Law

Tanase

Topic of the Month

26.07.2018

Implementation Challenges: Private agreements

FSR Topic of the Month: Network Codes & Guidelines. A legal perspective. by Lavinia-Petronela Tanase (FSR)   Week 3: Implementation challenges. Private agreements Last week, the blog […] read more

Energy Union Law

Tanase

Topic of the Month

19.07.2018

Implementation Challenges: Terms, Conditions and Methodologies

FSR Topic of the Month: Network Codes & Guidelines. A legal perspective. by Lavinia-Petronela Tanase (FSR)   Week 2: Implementation Challenges: Terms, Conditions and Methodologies. The EU […] read more

Energy Union Law

Tanase

Topic of the Month

10.07.2018

Network Codes versus Guidelines

FSR Topic of the Month: Network Codes & Guidelines. A legal perspective. by Lavinia-Petronela Tanase (FSR)   Week 1: Network Codes versus Guidelines Pursuant to the […] read more

Electricity

Energy sector regulation on the Indian Ocean islands

Week 4 – FSR Topic of the Month: Energising Islands in the age of transition This month, the FSR is featuring the energy transition in […] read more

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Adrien de Hauteclocque

The state aid sector inquiry into electricity capacity mechanisms: what is in the interim report of 13 April 2016?

- Energy Union Law

On 29 April 2015, the Commission exercised its State aid powers by launching the first ever sector inquiry into the different (electricity) capacity mechanisms currently being considered or implemented by several Member States. In essence, capacity mechanisms are just another form of state-driven support which compensates (mainly) generators for their capacity, that is, their availability to produce energy at some point in the future. It is interesting to note that the inquiry was opened after the Commission gave the green light to the UK to proceed with its own mechanism, on the 23 July 2014, without raising serious doubts as to the legality of the mechanism notified.