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The Florence School of Regulation (FSR) is a centre of excellence for independent discussion and knowledge exchange with the purpose of improving the quality of European regulation and policy. We deliver academic research, training and policy events in the areas of Energy & Climate, Communications & Media, Transport and Water.

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Fit for 55: EU rolls out largest ever legislative package in pursuit of climate goals

Today, 14 July 2021, the European Commission adopted the Fit for 55 package. Fit for 55 aims to put the bloc on course to meet its ambitious target of a 55% reduction in…

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Evolution of Electricity markets in Europe

EU Electricity Network Codes & the Clean Energy Package Enter the world of electricity markets in Europe ‘Evolution of electricity markets in Europe’ is an 8-week online course in collaboration…

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Lessons learned from Texas and looking ahead

At the peak of the Texas freeze of February 2021, more than 4.5 million customers, equaling more than 10 million people or about one out of three Texans, were left…

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Sectoral Challenges in the Digital Economy

Learn about competition and regulatory responses that have been and are being adopted by competition and regulatory authorities across a different set of jurisdictions.

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29th Conference on Postal and Delivery Economics, online 1-3 September 2021

The Florence School of Regulation - Communications and Media, and the Rudgers Business School invite submissions from researchers and practitioners, including academic and research economists, and staff and managers in…

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Innovation and Intellectual Property in the digital age

The notion of intellectual property is at the core of technological innovation, economic growth and industrial policies. This research project focuses on the challenges that digital technologies and culture pose…

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FSR-Transport publishes Manifesto for a Post-Covid-19 Recovery Towards Smarter and More Sustainable Transport

Manifesto for a Post-COVID-19 Recovery Towards Smarter and More Sustainable Transport  In Fall 2019 we published our Manifesto for the next five years of EU regulation of transport as an…

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7th Florence Intermodal Forum: Towards a Common European Framework for Sustainable Urban Mobility Indicators

With over 70% of EU citizens currently living in urban areas, achieving sustainability of cities has become one of the defining challenges of our times. While urban areas can enable…

FSR Knowledge

A variety of market designs for electricity across the globe
A variety of market designs for electricity across the globe

Thirty years of electricity markets Many countries and jurisdictions worldwide have introduced open markets in their electricity industries over the…

Ask the Commission: FSR Transport launches new Event Series
Ask the Commission: FSR Transport launches new Event Series

On 7th October 2021, the Transport Area of the Florence School of Regulation kicked off its new series of events,…

Creating electricity markets is not so obvious
Creating electricity markets is not so obvious

Thirty years of electricity markets After 30 years of open electricity markets, an assessment of their achievements and current challenges…

We need systemic innovation to enable higher shares of renewables for the energy transition
We need systemic innovation to enable higher shares of renewables for the energy transition

Innovation is the engine powering the global energy transformation. Renewables are becoming the go-to option for many countries in their…

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Lifting the lid on the first initiative of the EU Hydrogen Strategy: the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance
Lifting the lid on the first initiative of the EU Hydrogen Strategy: the European Clean Hydrogen Alliance

The European Clean Hydrogen Alliance’s vision and structure The European Clean Hydrogen Alliance (ECHA)[1] was first announced in the European…

3rd Lights on women scholarship: meet the recipients!
3rd Lights on women scholarship: meet the recipients!

It’s that time of the year again! For the 3rd year in a row, the FSR is proud to announce…

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Upcoming EU methane legislation: agreement on the goal, but not on a pathway
Upcoming EU methane legislation: agreement on the goal, but not on a pathway

The legislative proposal on methane emissions is due at the end of this year. During a joint webinar organised by…

Addressing gender equality in the energy sector
Addressing gender equality in the energy sector

This #FSRDebate aimed at reviewing the current situation with gender participation in the energy sector and at identifying which policies…

Africa’s energy transition and the role of women: an interview with Glory Oguegbu
Africa’s energy transition and the role of women: an interview with Glory Oguegbu

Glory Chinenye Oguegbu is the founder and CEO of the Renewable Energy Technology Training Institute (RETTI) and the RETTI Virtual…

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