Filter

Knowledge Center Results

Found 24 Results
Policy Brief November 20, 2017

Efficiency First in the Energy Union: Progress Report

By Edith Bayer, Yamina Saheb

According to the European Commission, the principle of “Efficiency First” is at the heart of the EU Energy Union’s strategy to transition to a low-carbon economy. Maroš Šefčovič, vice president of the Energy Union, has applauded energy efficiency as a tool by which, “we can help restore Europe to growth, create jobs, reduce imports, and improve air qu...

Distributed Generation, Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Governance, Integrating Renewable Energy Download View Summary
Presentation July 20, 2017

Regulatory Challenges in Developed Markets

By Edith Bayer

As part of 15th ERRA Summer School in Budapest, Edith Bayer spoke about the regulatory challenges associated with delivering reliability at least cost, regional integration, and aligning demand and supply resources in developed markets. The Summer School is a week-long course organized annually by the Energy Regulators’ Regional Association, an organization...

Demand Response, Energy Resource Planning, Governance, Integrating Demand and Supply Resources, Integrating Renewable Energy, Market Design, Reliability Download View Summary
Report June 5, 2017

Costs and benefits of energy efficiency obligations: a review of European programmes

By Jan Rosenow, Edith Bayer

The economics of energy efficiency programmes, including their costs and benefits, have been subject to considerable academic debate lasting well over three decades. However, robust data on the cost-effectiveness of different types of energy efficiency policy instruments is still scarce. A recent investigation into economic instruments supporting energy efficienc...

Energy Efficiency Obligations Download View Summary
Journal Article April 14, 2017

Costs and Benefits of Energy Efficiency Obligations: A review of European Programmes

By Jan Rosenow, Edith Bayer

The economics of energy efficiency programmes have been subject to considerable academic debate lasting well over three decades. In this paper, we contribute to this debate by reviewing the costs and benefits of a specific type of policy+ instrument that recently gained significant traction in Europe—energy efficiency obligations (EEOs). Following the introdu...

Energy Efficiency Obligations Download View Summary
Policy Brief April 13, 2017

Will the Winter Package Deliver its Promise to put ‘Efficiency First’?

By Jan Rosenow, Richard Cowart, Edith Bayer, Mariangiola Fabbri

The Winter Package is an ambitious proposal for an energy policy framework meant to deliver on the commitment of the European Union to make ‘Efficiency First’ a guiding policy principle in energy policymaking. However, beyond the high-level commitment, many areas of the Winter Package fall short of comprehensively adopting the Efficiency First principle. I...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Energy Efficiency Obligations Download View Summary
Report March 28, 2017

Jak rozwinąć potencjał DSR w Polsce i obniżyć koszty systemu energetycznego

By Edith Bayer, Jan Rączka

Polsk energetyka wchodzi w nową fazę transformacji. Planowane włączenie przemysłu do wspierania bezpieczeństwa energetycznego daje szanse na zmniejszenie o co najmniej 1200 MW szczytowego zapotrzebowania na energię elektryczną w Polsce w okresach krytycznego obciążenia Krajowego Systemu Energetycznego - wynika z analizy krajowego potencjału usług DSR przygotowanego przez Forum Energii.

Demand Response, Energy Resource Planning, Integrating Renewable Energy Download View Summary
Journal Article February 9, 2017

Assessing the European Union’s Energy Efficiency Policy: Will the Winter Package Deliver on “Efficiency First”?

By Jan Rosenow, Richard Cowart, Edith Bayer, Mariangiola Fabbri

On 30 November 2016, the European Commissions published its so-called “Winter Package” of energy legislation that will provide the framework for energy policy in the European Union for many years to come. It contains proposals for a broad range of energy-related issues, including energy markets, energy infrastructure, renewable energy, climate policy, and en...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Regulation and Governance, Standards and Codes Download View Summary
Presentation February 8, 2017

Clean Energy for All Package

By Edith Bayer

At a workshop organized by the Forum for Energy in Warsaw, Edith Bayer presented an overview of the European “Winter Package” of legislation for stakeholders from the Polish government, power sector, renewables advocates, and academics. In her analysis, she focuses on the proposed changes to wholesale market design and security of supply. Participants also h...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Governance, Market Design, Reliability Download View Summary
Report February 2, 2017

Jak sprawić, aby konsument poprawiał bezpieczeństwo systemu energetycznego i jednocześnie na tym skorzystał?

By Jan Rączka, Edith Bayer

Zwykły Kowalski może poprawiać bezpieczeństwo systemu energetycznego i jednocześnie oszczędzać pieniądze. Wystarczą zmiana taryf opłat za energię i bieżąca informacja, ile prądu zużywamy. W zimie można odciążyć system energetyczny o 200MW. Roczne koszty gospodarstw domowych mogłyby spaść nawet o 160 złotych.

Pricing and Rate Design, Reliability Download View Summary