Local energy markets: Opportunities, benefits, and barriers

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Paper number
0272
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Conference name
CIRED 2018 Ljubljana Workshop
Conference date
7 - 8 June 2018
Conference location
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Peer-reviewed
Yes
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Authors
Mendes, Goncalo, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland
Nylund, Jere, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland
Annala, Salla, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland
Honkapuro, Samuli, Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland
Kilkki, Olli, Empower, Finland
Segerstam, Jan, Empower, Finland
Abstract
The “Clean Energy for all Europeans” package, whichthe European Commission presented in late 2016, opensway for a major transition of the European energylandscape towards customer empowerment and localenergy. It states that consumers within the EuropeanUnion shall be entitled to generate electricity for eitherconsume it, store it, share it, or sell it back to the market.This paper takes on those promises to overview andelaborate on the concept of local energy markets,highlight the opportunities offered to variousstakeholders, and discuss identified benefits andchallenges/barriers to their further development.
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AIM
Date
2018-06-07
Permanent link to this record
https://www.cired-repository.org/handle/20.500.12455/1265
http://dx.doi.org/10.34890/443
ISSN
2032-9628
ISBN
978-2-9602415-1-8