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Power market reform China: Update on provincial spot markets

The world’s largest electricity producer reforms its power sector. The development of a provincial spot market is increasingly important to allow for efficient power plant dispatch in China. Zhejiang province aims to introduce a spot market by early 2019.
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Analysis of the Chinese electricity supply shows significant increase of renewables

On behalf of Agora Energiewende and the China National Renewable Energy Centre (CNREC), Energy Brainpool investigated the Chinese power supply. It became clear that the power system is in a significant transition. The increasing regenerative supply is followed by stagnating CO2 emissions since 2013.
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New study: Security of supply can be climate neutral and cost efficient during a cold dark doldrums

Energy Brainpool has examined the issue of a long-lasting cold dark doldrums by comparing different modelled weather years in a new study. For this purpose, the study looks at the influence of the weather of 2006 to 2016 on the current electricity system.
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Energy Brainpool releases power price scenario EU Energy Outlook 2050

The Energy Brainpool GmbH & Co. KG, the independent energy market expert from Berlin, releases the outlook on the development of the energy prices twice a year – the EU Energy Outlook 2050. The power price scenario covers all 28 countries of the European Union plus Norway and Switzerland.

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New feed-in record from renewable energies in Germany and the UK

Solar energy (ecosetter) On Wednesday, 7th of June 2017 wind and solar plants fed a new record high into the British and German grids and covered around 40 to 60 percent of the electricity demand, respectively.
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It is going well in the engine room, isn’t it? New ways of customer contact in the energy sector wanted

The marketing activities of electricity suppliers often appear somewhat desperate. Boring, interchangeable messages and temptations with uninspiring switching bonuses such as iPads, fitness trackers and co. rarely persuade customers to change their electricity contracts. Change of provider, cost comparison, security of supply are confusing keywords. Technically, everything is fine in the “engine room of life”, isn’t it? Tobias Kurth, managing director at Energy Brainpool and Eike Dehning, holder of dhng Consulting discuss what this means. Both have been observing the developments of the energy market for a long time.
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Outcome of the first tender for wind-onshore: Citizen energy companies dominate

strom-2030 (© istockphoto.com/NI QIN) The outcome of the first tender for wind-onshore has been highly anticipated. The price expectations fluctuated significantly until the end. The approved capacity to this point – approximately 1000 MW[1] at an advertised capacity of 800 MW – indicated a rather moderate competitive pressure.
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Sonnen and Tennet utilize home storage for grid stabilization using Blockchain technology

Transmission system operator Tennet and storage supplier Sonnen aim to interconnect photovoltaic home storage systems and to apply them in a way that assists the power grid. In the pilot phase, flexibility consisting of 24 MW storage capacity will be used as battery-related redispatch in order to reduce the feed-in management (curtailment) of wind energy.
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