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Electricity

Toulouse School of Economics

15.01.2018

The European Commission’s green resolutions

Written by S. Ambec and C. Crampes (Toulouse School of Economics) The European Commission (EC) provided its contribution to the One Planet Summit in Paris […] read more

Electricity

Toulouse School of Economics

20.12.2017

The collateral effects of electric cars

Written by S. Ambec and C. Crampes (Toulouse School of Economics) Electric cars consume clean energy, but this is generated using primary energy sources which […] read more

Electricity

Toulouse School of Economics

24.11.2017

The European carbon market: Phase 4

Written by Stefan Ambec and Claude Crampes On Thursday 9 November 2017, the European Parliament and the European Council reached a provisional agreement on preparations […] read more

Electricity

Toulouse School of Economics

23.10.2017

Negative prices for electricity

Written by S. Ambec and C. Crampes (Toulouse School of Economics) When we witness producers paying consumers to offload their power, we can but wonder […] read more

Electricity

Toulouse School of Economics

19.09.2017

The energy transition: Germany’s turning point

Written by Stefan Ambec and Claude Crampes, Toulouse School of Economics On September 24, Germans will vote for the new members of the Bundestag. The […] read more

Renewables

Toulouse School of Economics

28.04.2017

Integrating intermittent renewable energy – TSE

by C. Crampes and N. Ladoux The increase in production of energy from intermittent renewable sources poses two problems for programmable energy plants: volume, because […] read more

Electricity

Thomas-Olivier Léautier

Toulouse School of Economics

7.12.2016

Asset ownership

Written by Thomas-Olivier Léautier This FSR topic of the month explores governments’ intervention in four aspects of the power industry. The first two posts have pointed […] read more

Electricity

Toulouse School of Economics

7.12.2016

Interconnections

by Claude Crampes & Thomas-Olivier Léautier The French electrical grid is connected to the grids of all neighbouring European Union member states, as well as […] read more

Renewables

Toulouse School of Economics

9.11.2016

The second digitisation of the electricity industry: chronicle of a revolution foretold

by Claude Crampes & Thomas-Olivier Léautier On Monday 12 September 2016, the German energy giant E.ON listed on the Frankfurt stock exchange a company called Uniper, […] read more

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The flexibility of the electric system

- Renewables

The flexibility of the electric system

by Claude Crampes & Thomas-Olivier Léautier

With a lack of sufficient storage capacity and consumer habits which do not line up with the offer provided by solar and wind power, the growing importance of variable renewable energy in the production of electricity is forcing producers to maintain replacement capacity. This capacity must be flexible enough to respond to the vagaries of Aeolus and Helios.