Electricity Policy & Regulation

The Electricity Area at the Florence School of Regulation is a platform where academics, national regulators, representatives from European institutions, network companies and market players debate and exchange their views and practices about the most recent developments in the industry, its regulation and broader European energy policy.

To remain at the frontier of knowledge and public debate, the Electricity Area develops applied researchinnovative training and fosters policy dialogue on the most topical policy and regulatory issues in the electricity sector of Europe and beyond.

Electricity Knowledge

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End users have traditionally played a limited and rather passive role in the provision of electricity. However, the decentralisation and digitalisation of the energy sector today are changing the way…

Getting our act together on the EU interoperability acts

The recast of the Electricity Directive (EU) 2019/944 in the Clean Energy Package entitles the European Commission to adopt implementing acts specifying interoperability requirements and non-discriminatory and transparent procedures for…

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REIF, Valerie;MEEUS, Leonardo
Cost-reflective network tariffs : experiences with forward looking cost models to design electricity distribution charges

To better reflect local grid conditions to consumers, many regulators are reforming their distribution network tariffs. In this literature review, we start by discussing the difference between short-run and long-run…

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MEEUS, Leonardo;GOVAERTS, Niels;SCHITTEKATTE, Tim
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An explosion in medium and small electricity prosumers has been observed in the past decade across the EU, mainly driven by generous support measures and PV cost reduction. This era…

Implementing Dynamic Tariffs for Electricity Retail: Choices and Barriers
Implementing Dynamic Tariffs for Electricity Retail: Choices and Barriers

November Topic of the Month: Unravelling the nuances of Dynamic Tariffs for electricity retail Instalment 1: Implementing Dynamic Tariffs for…

The Swedish Experience with Dynamic Retail Tariffs
The Swedish Experience with Dynamic Retail Tariffs

November Topic of the Month: Unravelling the nuances of Dynamic Tariffs for electricity retail Instalment 1: Implementing Dynamic Tariffs for Electricity…

Time of Use and Dynamic Pricing Rates in the US
Time of Use and Dynamic Pricing Rates in the US

November Topic of the Month: Unravelling the nuances of Dynamic Tariffs for electricity retail Instalment 1: Implementing Dynamic Tariffs for Electricity…

Looking at our (decarbonised) future: EU policies and costs towards 2050
Looking at our (decarbonised) future: EU policies and costs towards 2050

In the third event of the new #FSRinsights series, Anne Houtman (Science Po) and Ronnie Belmans (KU Leuven) joined the…

The Spanish experience with dynamic tariffs
The Spanish experience with dynamic tariffs

November Topic of the Month: Unravelling the nuances of Dynamic Tariffs for electricity retail Instalment 1: Implementing Dynamic Tariffs for Electricity…

Training Courses

Regulation of the Power Sector
Regulation of the Power Sector

All you need to know about the power sector and power systems around the world  Power system regulation is never at a rest, and this is particularly true for the…

EU Clean Energy Package
EU Clean Energy Package

Unpack the EU Clean Energy Package The EU Clean Energy Package sets the energy and climate ambitions for the 2030 horizon, and the regulatory framework to achieve these ambitions. This online course…

Evolution of Electricity markets in Europe
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 9-week online course in collaboration…

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Research

The school carries out multidisciplinary research with the purpose of developing economically, legally, and socially-sound regulation and policy.

Training courses

Designed by an international faculty of academics and the main experts in the field, our courses are designed to meet the educational needs of professionals at all levels.

Policy events

Our events bring together the world of academia and practice to offer a vast range of opportunities for open discussion and practice sharing.

Upcoming Events

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Defining moments and open issues in European electricity markets
Defining moments and open issues in European electricity markets

After achieving an ambitious integration of wholesale markets, Europe is increasingly focussing on balancing markets, and regional system operation. We…

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Recent Podcasts

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    A global observatory on new energy models | Alexandra Schneiders (University College London)
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    The future of prosumers: beyond individual self-consumption? | Donal Brown (University of Leeds)
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    Business models for a digitalised electricity sector: VPPs | Jan Aengenvoort (Next Kraftwerke)
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    Cross-border integration of electricity markets: A view from India | Anoop Singh
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    Incentive regulation in Great Britain: from RPI-X to RIIO | Joe Perkins (Ofgem)
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    Who should operate EV charging stations? The Italian experience | Luca Lo Schiavo
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    Zonal versus Nodal Electricity Pricing: the PJM experience | Vincent P. Duane
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    Ireland's experience with reliability options | Barry Hussey
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