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EGEC and the French Industry calling for stability for geothermal electricity in France

PUBLISHED: January 16, 2020

Following the proposal in the PPE (multiannual programming for energy) by the French Government to stop financial support to geothermal electricity, EGEC and the French industry call for a stable and forward looking framework.

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EU Climate and energy framework, Research, Innovation & Development

Geothermal electricity

Joint Statement - Flexible renewables in the electricity regulation

PUBLISHED: September 27, 2018

Member States and the European Parliament are negociating the rules that will govern the electricity system after 2020. At stake: setting a framework that allows a functioning market to be increasingly based on renewable generation.

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EU Climate and energy framework

Geothermal electricity

Geothermal as a key flexible player in the European energy market (factsheet)

PUBLISHED: July 12, 2018

The Electricity Market Regulation considers renewable power production only as a source of instability, due to the variable or intermittent production of PV and wind technologies. It introduces Capacity Remuneration Mechanisms for dispatchable or flexible generation able to provide grid services to stabilize an electricity market with high renewable penetration. Yet, the debate ignores the potential of flexible renewable production, i.e. geothermal, to provide such grid services.

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EU Climate and energy framework

Geothermal electricity

Joint letter ahead of the Market Design trialogue

PUBLISHED: June 1, 2018

The "Market Design" legislative proposals are the last components of the Clean Energy Package to enter the negociation phase between the EU co-legislators.

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