A new study by Agora Energiewende and Sandbag reviews EU power sector trends in 2016: Renewables growth was moderate, gas-fired power generation grew considerably and coal power experienced a sharp decline
The rules on the electricity markets in the countries of Central Western Europe differ widely from each other. As a result, the flexibility of the electricity system cannot be optimally used. A study by Agora Energiewende points to the causes and paths to resolving the problem.
Agora Energiewende’s “Power Market Pentagon“ outlines the first ever consistent proposal for the cornerstone of the future EU climate and energy package: It holistically lays out measures to create more flexible electricity markets, stabilise revenues for renewable energy sources, maintain supply security and decarbonize the electricity system