The Case for Market Monitoring—A Key to Successful Electricity Markets

The European Commission wants households and business consumers “to be at the heart of” the EU’s upcoming European energy market reforms. This priority, which the European Council and European Parliament seem to support, makes sense as the potential gains for electricity consumers are enormous. Consumers have already reaped at least half of the total benefits…


EU Vehicle CO2 Standards: Redesign for Power System and EV Synergies

The EU’s upcoming CO2 standards for light-duty vehicles (LDVs) provide an opportunity to accelerate modernisation and decarbonisation of both the transport and power sectors. This presents a one-time opportunity to boost EU global competitiveness. Adapting these standards to take into account the transformation underway in the power sector could yield huge benefits for the EU’s…