Electricity in transition

Europe’s electricity system is on the cusp of a deep revolution, driven by the imperative of decarbonisation and the move towards decentralised renewables energy production.

The European Commission is preparing to unveil its Winter Package, a series of eight legislative proposals aimed at providing “clean energy for all”.

The package is designed to put consumers at the heart of the energy market, allowing them to become electricity producers themselves.

But other deep reforms to the energy market are also being considered in order to adapt the electricity system to a more decentralised form of production, relying on small-scale renewable energies.

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