capacity mechanisms – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com EU news and policy debates across languages Wed, 29 Aug 2018 17:37:15 +0000 en-GB hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.5 https://www.euractiv.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2017/02/ea_favicon_16x16.png capacity mechanisms – EURACTIV.com https://www.euractiv.com 32 32 Poland’s ‘last coal power plant’ faces €1.7 billion loss, analysts say https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/polands-last-coal-power-plant-faces-e1-7-billion-losses-analysts-say/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/polands-last-coal-power-plant-faces-e1-7-billion-losses-analysts-say/#respond Tue, 28 Aug 2018 23:01:20 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1265818 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/polands-last-coal-power-plant-faces-e1-7-billion-losses-analysts-say/feed/ 0 Decarbonisation not just an option but an opportunity, insist energy experts https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/decarbonisation-not-just-an-option-but-an-opportunity-insist-energy-experts/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/decarbonisation-not-just-an-option-but-an-opportunity-insist-energy-experts/#respond Fri, 13 Jul 2018 08:03:53 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1256637 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/decarbonisation-not-just-an-option-but-an-opportunity-insist-energy-experts/feed/ 0 Polish electricity representative: Derogations needed to ‘make capacity market work’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/interview/polish-electricity-boss-derogations-needed-to-make-capacity-market-work/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/interview/polish-electricity-boss-derogations-needed-to-make-capacity-market-work/#respond Wed, 11 Jul 2018 11:24:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1255817 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/interview/polish-electricity-boss-derogations-needed-to-make-capacity-market-work/feed/ 0 Italy and Poland’s electricity markets face uncertain future https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/italy-and-polands-capacity-markets-face-uncertain-future/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/italy-and-polands-capacity-markets-face-uncertain-future/#respond Mon, 09 Jul 2018 04:36:30 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1253921 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/italy-and-polands-capacity-markets-face-uncertain-future/feed/ 0 Brussels remains guarded over ‘capacity mechanisms’ for power plants https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/the-commission-remains-guarded-on-capacity-mechanisms/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/the-commission-remains-guarded-on-capacity-mechanisms/#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 04:56:32 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1253970 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/the-commission-remains-guarded-on-capacity-mechanisms/feed/ 0 Electricity market reform: A European tour https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/special_report/electricity-market-reform-a-european-tour/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/special_report/electricity-market-reform-a-european-tour/#respond Thu, 05 Jul 2018 04:41:14 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=special_report&p=1253933 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/special_report/electricity-market-reform-a-european-tour/feed/ 0 Austria unveils energy, environment work plan at EU helm https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/austria-unveils-energy-environment-work-plan-at-eu-helm/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/austria-unveils-energy-environment-work-plan-at-eu-helm/#respond Tue, 03 Jul 2018 08:19:11 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1253376 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/austria-unveils-energy-environment-work-plan-at-eu-helm/feed/ 0 ‘No Europeans can be left behind’ by energy transition, says Polish power sector boss https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/no-europeans-can-be-left-behind-by-energy-transition-says-polish-power-sector-boss/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/no-europeans-can-be-left-behind-by-energy-transition-says-polish-power-sector-boss/#respond Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:07:51 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1230357 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/no-europeans-can-be-left-behind-by-energy-transition-says-polish-power-sector-boss/feed/ 0 ‘Capacity markets’ must remain technologically-neutral https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/capacity-markets-must-remain-technologically-neutral/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/capacity-markets-must-remain-technologically-neutral/#comments Tue, 03 Apr 2018 03:27:26 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1226222 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/capacity-markets-must-remain-technologically-neutral/feed/ 2 Believe it or not, the EU can look to the US for inspiration on ending coal subsidies https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/believe-it-or-not-the-eu-can-look-to-the-us-for-inspiration-on-coal-subsidies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/believe-it-or-not-the-eu-can-look-to-the-us-for-inspiration-on-coal-subsidies/#respond Tue, 06 Mar 2018 08:14:45 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1218661 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/believe-it-or-not-the-eu-can-look-to-the-us-for-inspiration-on-coal-subsidies/feed/ 0 MEPs take big step towards energy market reform https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/meps-take-big-step-towards-energy-market-reform/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/meps-take-big-step-towards-energy-market-reform/#respond Wed, 21 Feb 2018 13:25:10 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1215180 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/meps-take-big-step-towards-energy-market-reform/feed/ 0 Brussels muddies waters on state aid for coal power https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/brussels-muddies-waters-on-state-aid-for-coal-power/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/brussels-muddies-waters-on-state-aid-for-coal-power/#respond Wed, 07 Feb 2018 14:20:43 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1211279 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/brussels-muddies-waters-on-state-aid-for-coal-power/feed/ 0 Political intrigue casts shadow over EU’s latest Energy Council https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/councils-energy-law-decision-provokes-debate-branded-a-climate-crime/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/councils-energy-law-decision-provokes-debate-branded-a-climate-crime/#comments Fri, 22 Dec 2017 20:05:33 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1201175 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/councils-energy-law-decision-provokes-debate-branded-a-climate-crime/feed/ 1 EU governments are self-sabotaging the clean energy drive https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/eu-governments-are-self-sabotaging-the-clean-energy-drive/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/eu-governments-are-self-sabotaging-the-clean-energy-drive/#respond Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:55:19 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1200045 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/eu-governments-are-self-sabotaging-the-clean-energy-drive/feed/ 0 Europe is not fighting hard enough to keep out coal subsidies https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/europe-is-not-fighting-hard-enough-to-keep-out-coal-subsidies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/europe-is-not-fighting-hard-enough-to-keep-out-coal-subsidies/#respond Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:26:25 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1197282 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/europe-is-not-fighting-hard-enough-to-keep-out-coal-subsidies/feed/ 0 Can energy governance replace binding targets? https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/can-energy-governance-replace-binding-targets/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/can-energy-governance-replace-binding-targets/#respond Wed, 06 Dec 2017 06:19:15 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1197087 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/can-energy-governance-replace-binding-targets/feed/ 0 Estonian minister: ‘Nobody is objecting’ to CO2 limit on power plant subsidies https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/interview/estonian-minister-nobody-is-objecting-to-co2-limit-on-power-plant-subsidies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/interview/estonian-minister-nobody-is-objecting-to-co2-limit-on-power-plant-subsidies/#respond Tue, 17 Oct 2017 05:03:34 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1184135 he told EURACTIV.sk.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/interview/estonian-minister-nobody-is-objecting-to-co2-limit-on-power-plant-subsidies/feed/ 0 Smoke, mirrors and coal dust   https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/smoke-mirrors-and-coal-dust/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/smoke-mirrors-and-coal-dust/#respond Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:05:41 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1179232 A recent study tried to pull off this illusion and failed miserably, explains Dave Jones.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/opinion/smoke-mirrors-and-coal-dust/feed/ 0 EU plan to cap fossil fuel subsidies will stymie renewables, power utilities warn https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/eu-plan-to-cap-fossil-fuel-subsidies-will-stymie-renewables-power-utilities-warn/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/eu-plan-to-cap-fossil-fuel-subsidies-will-stymie-renewables-power-utilities-warn/#comments Tue, 26 Sep 2017 13:36:37 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1178272 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/eu-plan-to-cap-fossil-fuel-subsidies-will-stymie-renewables-power-utilities-warn/feed/ 1 EU still divided over curbing power subsidies with CO2 cap https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/eu-still-divided-over-curbing-power-subsidies-with-co2-cap/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/eu-still-divided-over-curbing-power-subsidies-with-co2-cap/#respond Thu, 21 Sep 2017 06:47:31 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1176892 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/eu-still-divided-over-curbing-power-subsidies-with-co2-cap/feed/ 0 German nuclear damage shows atomic and renewable power are unhappy bedfellows https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/german-nuclear-damage-shows-atomic-and-renewable-power-are-unhappy-bedfellows/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/german-nuclear-damage-shows-atomic-and-renewable-power-are-unhappy-bedfellows/#comments Wed, 19 Jul 2017 09:38:23 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1163092 https://www.euractiv.com/section/electricity/news/german-nuclear-damage-shows-atomic-and-renewable-power-are-unhappy-bedfellows/feed/ 9 Czechs against capacity mechanisms, regional centres in Winter Package https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/czechs-against-capacity-mechanisms-regional-centres-in-winter-package/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/czechs-against-capacity-mechanisms-regional-centres-in-winter-package/#respond Thu, 02 Feb 2017 10:37:45 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1086490 EURACTIV.cz reports.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/czechs-against-capacity-mechanisms-regional-centres-in-winter-package/feed/ 0 Commission and member states clash over capacity mechanisms https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/commission-and-member-states-clash-over-capacity-mechanisms/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/commission-and-member-states-clash-over-capacity-mechanisms/#respond Thu, 22 Dec 2016 04:59:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1074314 The European Commission fears that capacity mechanisms would just translate into subsidies for coal power plants. Therefore, installations exceeding emission limits should not take part in support schemes, according to a proposal under the Energy Union's Winter Package. EURACTIV Czech Republic reports.

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Polish power rep: Commission’s vision of the electricity market is ‘slightly utopian’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/polish-power-rep-commissions-vision-of-the-electricity-market-is-slightly-utopian/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/polish-power-rep-commissions-vision-of-the-electricity-market-is-slightly-utopian/#comments Fri, 09 Dec 2016 10:18:53 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1070108 EURACTIV Slovakia.]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/polish-power-rep-commissions-vision-of-the-electricity-market-is-slightly-utopian/feed/ 1 Backdoor for coal subsidies remains half open under new EU rules https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/backdoor-for-coal-subsidies-remains-half-open-under-new-eu-rules/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/backdoor-for-coal-subsidies-remains-half-open-under-new-eu-rules/#respond Thu, 01 Dec 2016 09:32:23 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1066733 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/backdoor-for-coal-subsidies-remains-half-open-under-new-eu-rules/feed/ 0 Commission defends new energy rules and climate ambition https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/commission-defends-new-energy-rules-and-climate-ambition/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/commission-defends-new-energy-rules-and-climate-ambition/#respond Wed, 30 Nov 2016 15:30:44 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1066390 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/commission-defends-new-energy-rules-and-climate-ambition/feed/ 0 EU throws in the towel over national energy support schemes https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-throws-in-the-towel-over-national-energy-support-schemes/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-throws-in-the-towel-over-national-energy-support-schemes/#comments Wed, 23 Nov 2016 06:46:52 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1063850 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-throws-in-the-towel-over-national-energy-support-schemes/feed/ 1 Analyst: ‘Member states can strong-arm Brussels on energy policy’ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/sr-tuesdayanalyst-member-states-can-strong-arm-brussels-on-energy-policy/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/sr-tuesdayanalyst-member-states-can-strong-arm-brussels-on-energy-policy/#respond Wed, 23 Nov 2016 05:47:00 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1062987 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/sr-tuesdayanalyst-member-states-can-strong-arm-brussels-on-energy-policy/feed/ 0 Eurelectric boss: ‘Orchestrated’ power markets must end https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/sr-eurelectric-boss-orchestrated-power-markets-must-end/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/sr-eurelectric-boss-orchestrated-power-markets-must-end/#respond Tue, 22 Nov 2016 05:37:21 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=interview&p=1063167 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/interview/sr-eurelectric-boss-orchestrated-power-markets-must-end/feed/ 0 Renewables could lose European power grid priority, documents reveal https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/renewables-could-lose-european-power-grid-priority-documents-reveal/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/renewables-could-lose-european-power-grid-priority-documents-reveal/#respond Wed, 02 Nov 2016 08:48:48 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=opinion&p=1056174 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/renewables-could-lose-european-power-grid-priority-documents-reveal/feed/ 0 EU power market ‘broken’, driven by politics, official admits https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-power-market-broken-driven-by-politics-official-admits/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-power-market-broken-driven-by-politics-official-admits/#comments Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:22:21 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=1044184 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-power-market-broken-driven-by-politics-official-admits/feed/ 1 Poland needs capacity market to avoid power shortages, says minister https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/poland-needs-capacity-market-to-avoid-power-shortages-says-minister/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/poland-needs-capacity-market-to-avoid-power-shortages-says-minister/#respond Thu, 19 May 2016 04:30:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?guid=03d298cb377413c02dfbea4afc886b83 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/poland-needs-capacity-market-to-avoid-power-shortages-says-minister/feed/ 0 Commission draws fire over support for British fossil fuel subsidies https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/commission-draws-fire-over-support-for-british-fossil-fuel-subsidies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/commission-draws-fire-over-support-for-british-fossil-fuel-subsidies/#comments Wed, 13 Apr 2016 16:48:45 +0000 https://www.euractiv.com/?post_type=news&p=963343 https://www.euractiv.com/section/uk-europe/news/commission-draws-fire-over-support-for-british-fossil-fuel-subsidies/feed/ 1 Commission sends out more than 200 surveys in energy probe https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-sends-out-more-than-200-surveys-in-energy-probe/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-sends-out-more-than-200-surveys-in-energy-probe/#respond Mon, 28 Sep 2015 16:12:37 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=880382 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/commission-sends-out-more-than-200-surveys-in-energy-probe/feed/ 0 Germany to launch mini-energy union https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/germany-to-launch-mini-energy-union/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/germany-to-launch-mini-energy-union/#respond Wed, 03 Jun 2015 07:31:30 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=872773 EURACTIV Germany reports. ]]> https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/germany-to-launch-mini-energy-union/feed/ 0 Renewable energy storage will end capacity payments https://www.euractiv.com/section/transport/opinion/renewable-energy-storage-will-end-capacity-payments/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/transport/opinion/renewable-energy-storage-will-end-capacity-payments/#comments Fri, 15 May 2015 11:43:50 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=871590 https://www.euractiv.com/section/transport/opinion/renewable-energy-storage-will-end-capacity-payments/feed/ 11 EU investigates government subsidies to power stations https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-investigates-government-subsidies-to-power-stations/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-investigates-government-subsidies-to-power-stations/#respond Wed, 29 Apr 2015 13:44:20 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=870585 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/eu-investigates-government-subsidies-to-power-stations/feed/ 0 Commission to investigate ‘capacity mechanisms’ for illegal subsidies https://www.euractiv.com/section/competition/news/commission-to-investigate-capacity-mechanisms-for-illegal-subsidies/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/competition/news/commission-to-investigate-capacity-mechanisms-for-illegal-subsidies/#respond Thu, 02 Apr 2015 08:52:38 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=868611 https://www.euractiv.com/section/competition/news/commission-to-investigate-capacity-mechanisms-for-illegal-subsidies/feed/ 0 Energy Union targets renewables subsidies, boosts idle coal plants https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/energy-union-targets-renewables-subsidies-boosts-idle-coal-plants/ https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/energy-union-targets-renewables-subsidies-boosts-idle-coal-plants/#respond Fri, 20 Feb 2015 07:48:28 +0000 http://www.euractiv.com/?p=865344 https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/news/energy-union-targets-renewables-subsidies-boosts-idle-coal-plants/feed/ 0