The EU’s basic objective is to create a single European market as a tool for political integration. This objective is being transposed into all economically strategic sectors, including at a data level in each of these sectors.
In the infrastructures, this objective translates into the unbundling of the network industries into a monopolistic infrastructure on the one hand and a market for services delivered on the basis of these infrastructures on the other.
In this special issue we look at energy, rail and air EU-wide infrastructures, how they have developed, whether they make progress, and what obstacles they encounter.
Peer-to-peer and peer-to-x open a new world of transactions in the electricity sector. This world is characterised by the active involvement of new players, both small in size and non-professional [...]
Energy communities dealing with renewable sources currently play a limited role in the European energy system. However, there is an increasing acknowledgement that they will represent an essential tool to [...]