Tag: energy policy

Carbon Neutrality in EU Energy System: Briefing

According to a recent European Parliamentary Research Service Cost of Non-Europe (CONE) report, ambitious and united European Union (EU) action in climate and energy policy could be very beneficial, bringing gains of up to 5.6% of gross domestic product (GDP), equal to €1 trillion additional GDP per year in 2050, compared to a continuation of the status quo.

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Briefing on Renewable Energy Remuneration Rules in Spain

RD-Law 6/2022 orders an extraordinary review of the parameters for 2020-2022, applicable as of 1 January 2022. The parameters will be approved in 2 months. The mechanism to adjust for market price deviations for energy produced in 2023 and subsequent years is eliminated. The declared aim of these measures is to reduce the charges of the electric system and to supposedly thereby lower the final price of the energy.

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Growth drivers, constraints and policy implications in the US corporate renewable PPA market

According to publicly available BNEF data, at the end of 2019, the cumulative PPA capacity contracted from renewable energy sources (excluding green tariffs) was approximately 27.2 GW, with higher penetration of wind energy in comparison to solar. The 11.2 GW of additional PPAs signed in 2019 alone represents more than 40 percent of the total corporate-contracted capacity since 2009.

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