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Piero Carlo Dos Reis Trainee FSR

Topic of the Month

21.05.2019

Greening electricity: between new assets and special revenue streams

FSR Topic of the Month by Piero Carlo Dos Reis and Nicolò Rossetto New business models in a changing industry Green generation consists of technologies able to […] read more

Electricity

Nicolo Rossetto

Four building blocks and two business models

FSR Topic of the Month by Nicolò Rossetto New business models in a changing industry Decarbonisation and digitalisation are changing the way value is created, delivered […] read more

Gas

olczak

Topic of the Month

23.04.2019

Towards a new European methane emissions strategy

FSR Topic of the Month by Andris Piebalgs and Maria Olczak (FSR Gas Area) Substantial reduction of methane emissions for achieving the climate goals Methane emissions are still an important hurdle towards […] read more

Gas

Andris Piebalgs

Topic of the Month

15.04.2019

Effective regulatory system for methane emission

FSR Topic of the Month by Andris Piebalgs and Maria Olczak (FSR Gas Area) Substantial reduction of methane emissions for achieving the climate goals Methane has value and now with the industry […] read more

Gas

olczak

Industry initiatives – key factors for addressing methane emissions

FSR Topic of the Month by Andris Piebalgs and Maria Olczak (FSR Gas Area) Substantial reduction of methane emissions for achieving the climate goals   It is widely acknowledged that reducing […] read more

Gas

Andris Piebalgs

Why methane emissions matter

FSR Topic of the Month by the FSR Gas Area Substantial reduction of methane emissions for achieving the climate goals Why methane emissions matter by […] read more

Electricity

FSR Global Forum

Topic of the Month

26.03.2019

Namaste Asia

Topic of the Month: Energy Transition via Partnerships (SDG 7 <-> SDG 17) Recently, the Florence School of Regulation (FSR) began the FSR Global initiative […] read more

Energy Policy

FSR Global Forum

Topic of the Month

19.03.2019

Two to tango

Topic of the Month: Energy Transition via Partnerships (SDG 7 <-> SDG 17) by the FSR Global Team Recently, the Florence School of Regulation (FSR) […] read more

Universal Access to Energy

FSR Global Forum

Topic of the Month

14.03.2019

Out of Africa

FSR Topic of the Month Energy Transition via Partnerships (SDG 7 ↔ SDG 17) by the FSR Global Team Out of Africa Recently, the Florence […] read more

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Adrien de Hauteclocque

Capacity mechanisms and EU state aid control: final thoughts

- Energy Union Law

The implementation of state support measures for generation adequacy is nothing new, but the issue has clearly gained more prominence over the last two or three years. The eleven member states under review in the state aid sector enquiry have implemented (or are on the cusp of implementing) 28 different electricity capacity mechanism designs, raising more questions than answers at this stage. This variety raises doubt as to the possibility of harmonisation at Union level. However, harmonisation at regional level could limit distortions in the internal market. We also have to keep in mind that harmonisation (several compatible mechanisms) is not unification (a single mechanism), and is therefore more easily foreseeable. The debate on ex ante harmonisation should not be avoided or abandoned as the actions of the Commission based on its state aid (and other) powers have clear limits in this regard.