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Electricity

The Value of Lost Load

Written by Stefan Ambec and Claude Crampes (Toulouse School of Economics) In situations where the electricity grid is under pressure, the operator of the system can […] read more

Electricity

Smart meters fulfil basic needs

Written by Stefan Ambec and Claude Crampes (TSE) In France, the new generation of smart meters for household electricity consumption are causing quarrels. In South […] read more

Electricity

100% renewable energy: the climate in the courtroom

Written by S. Ambec and C. Crampes (Toulouse School of Economics) Is it possible to generate our electricity exclusively from renewable energy? This issue has […] read more

Electricity

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

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

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

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

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

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

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British consumers, change your provider!

- Energy Policy

by Claude Crampes & Thomas-Olivier Léautier

An investigation led by the British Competition and Markets Authority on the retail gas and electricity markets has found that they would operate better if consumers took the time to sign up for better offers. To encourage consumers to do this, the CMA plans to create a database listing the most inert consumers. The database would be available to all gas/electricity suppliers and energy service providers, which they could use to seek new customers.