The future of the European electricity system and the impact of fluctuating renewable energy

The future of the European electricity system and the impact of fluctuating renewable energy : a scenario analysis / Stephan Spiecker & Christoph Weber, University of Duisburg-Essen, October 2013, 32 p. (EWL Working Paper No. [05/13])

http://d.repec.org/n?u=RePEc:dui:wpaper:1305

Authors’s abstract :

The ongoing transformation of the European energy system comes along with new challenges, notably increasing amounts of power generation from intermittent sources like wind and solar. How current objectives for emission reduction can be reached in the future and what the future power system will look like is, however, not fully clear. In particular, power plant investments in the long run and power plant dispatch in the short run are subject to considerable uncertainty. Therefore an approach is presented which allows electricity market development to be assessed in the presence of stochastic power feed-in and endogenous investments in power plants and renewable energies. To illustrate the range of possible future developments, five scenarios for the European electricity system up to 2050 are investigated. Both generation investments and dispatch as well as utilization of transmission lines are optimized for these scenarios and additional sensitivity analyses are carried out.



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Danièle Revel (2013, 23 octobre). The future of the European electricity system and the impact of fluctuating renewable energy. Veille énergie climat. Consulté le 27 mai 2024, à l’adresse https://doi.org/10.58079/oanc

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