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    • Capacity mechanisms and performance incentives: avoiding the « money for nothing» problem 

      Mastropietro, Paolo; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Batlle López, Carlos
      Since their early implementation, capacity mechanisms have overlooked, or at least paid insufficient attention, to the firmness dimension of the security-of-supply problem. These regulatory instruments have not only to ...
    • Capacity remuneration mechanisms in the context of the European internal energy market 

      Mastropietro, Paolo; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Batlle López, Carlos (Association des Economistes de l'Energie (París, Francia), 04/06/2015)
      After decades of strong opposition, several European countries are now in the process of implementing some kind of capacity remuneration mechanism (CRM). Unfortunately, these national initiatives seem to aim at energy ...
    • Contribución a la consulta pública para la estrategia nacional contra la pobreza energética 2019-2024, enviada al Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica el día 17/01/2019 

      Arenas Pinilla, Eva María; Cabrera Cabrera, Pedro José; Centeno Hernáez, Efraim; Linares Hurtado, José Ignacio; Linares Llamas, Pedro; Mastropietro, Paolo; Romero Mora, José Carlos; Barrella, Roberto; Escribano Alonso, María Elena
      Este documento contiene la contribución de la Cátedra de Energía y Pobreza de la Universidad Pontificia Comillas a la consulta pública realizada por el Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica previa a la Estrategia Nacional ...
    • De-rating of wind and solar resources in capacity mechanisms: a review of international experiences 

      Mastropietro, Paolo; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Batlle López, Carlos
      Non-conventional renewable energy technologies are already a key element in the expansion of many power systems. These resources, whose deployment was fostered through different types of support mechanisms in the last ...
    • Optativa complementaria. Current developments in power systems 

      Batlle López, Carlos; Boal Martín-Larrauri, Jaime; Chaves Ávila, Jose Pablo; Chaves Ávila, José Pablo; Cossent Arín, Rafael; Cucala García, María Asunción; Frías Marín, Pablo; García González, Javier; González García, Andrés; González Sotres, Luis Felipe; Mastropietro, Paolo; Matanza Domingo, Javier; Olmos Camacho, Luis; Ramos Galán, Andrés; Renedo Anglada, Francisco Javier; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Rodríguez-Morcillo García, Carlos; Romero Mora, José Carlos; Sigrist, Lukas (02/10/2018)
    • Optativa complementaria. Current developments in power systems 

      Boal Martín-Larrauri, Jaime; Chaves Ávila, Jose Pablo; Cossent Arín, Rafael; Cucala García, María Asunción; Frías Marín, Pablo; García González, Javier; González García, Andrés; González Sotres, Luis Felipe; Mastropietro, Paolo; Matanza Domingo, Javier; Olmos Camacho, Luis; Ramos Galán, Andrés; Renedo Anglada, Francisco Javier; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Rodríguez-Morcillo García, Carlos; Romero Mora, José Carlos; Sigrist, Lukas (08/01/2018)
    • Redesigning residual cost allocation in electricity tariffs: a proposal to balance efficiency, equity and cost recovery 

      Batlle López, Carlos; Mastropietro, Paolo; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo
      In most power systems, residual costs (including, but not limited to, residual network costs and renewable support costs), are allocated through volumetric charges. This design, whose inefficiency has been latent in the ...
    • Regulation and New Business Models 

      Batlle López, Carlos; Mastropietro, Paolo; Matanza Domingo, Javier; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Sánchez Fornié, Miguel Ángel (30/08/2021)
    • Regulation of the electric power industry 

      Batlle López, Carlos; Gómez San Román, Tomás; Mastropietro, Paolo; Olmos Camacho, Luis; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo (08/09/2020)
    • Regulation of the electric power industry 

      Batlle López, Carlos; Gómez San Román, Tomás; Mastropietro, Paolo; Olmos Camacho, Luis; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo (07/10/2019)
    • Regulation of the electric power industry 

      Batlle López, Carlos; Gómez San Román, Tomás; Mastropietro, Paolo; Olmos Camacho, Luis; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo (16/09/2021)
    • Regulation of the electric power industry 

      Batlle López, Carlos; Gómez San Román, Tomás; Mastropietro, Paolo; Olmos Camacho, Luis; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo (08/09/2023)
    • Regulatory design of capacity remuneration mechanisms in regional and low-carbon electric power markets 

      Mastropietro, Paolo (2016)
      Los mecanismos de capacidad (CRMs en su acrónimo inglés) ocupan el centro de la discusión regulatoria en todos los sectores eléctricos liberalizados, especialmente en la Unión Europea. Dichos mecanismos se introducen para ...
    • RES-E-driven reform for the Colombian electricity market: a proposal 

      Mastropietro, Paolo; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Batlle López, Carlos
      The Colombian electricity sector, as other power sectors in Latin America, is characterised by an ex-post market which calculates prices only after the operation of the system. No commercial commitment is established in ...
    • Sighting in capacity mechanisms to better approach the target: reliability metrics and firm supply calculation 

      Brito Pereira, Paulo; Mastropietro, Paolo; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Nobrega Barroso, Luiz Augusto; Batlle López, Carlos
      Capacity mechanisms are now considered a regulatory pillar of the decarbonisation process that liberalised power systems are undergoing. Remuneration in these mechanisms depends on the so-called firm supply (or capacity ...
    • The Electricity Access Index: Methodology and Preliminary Findings 

      de Abajo Llamero, Carlos; Pérez Arriaga, José Ignacio; Díaz Pastor, Santos-José; Mastropietro, Paolo (2022-05-05)
      El Índice de Acceso a la Electricidad, desarrollado por el MIT-Comillas Universal Energy Access Lab para la Comisión Global para Acabar con la Pobreza Energética, evalúa el progreso de la electrificación en un país examinando ...
    • The Italian capacity remuneration mechanism: description and open questions 

      Mastropietro, Paolo; Fontini, Fulvio; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Batlle López, Carlos
      Italy will soon introduce a Capacity Remuneration Mechanism (CRM) based on reliability option contracts. This paper presents a detailed description of this CRM, as well as its regulatory evolution during the design phase. ...
    • The regressive impact of renewable surcharges and implications for energy poverty 

      Mastropietro, Paolo
      Even if the cost of producing electricity from non-conventional renewable resources has significantly decreased during the last decades, the cost of supporting these technologies is expected to grow worldwide until 2035. ...
    • Wholesale and retail electricity markets 

      Alba Ríos, Juan José; Batlle López, Carlos; Canoyra Trabado, Antonio; Canseco García-Pita, Antonio; Carbó Haya, Álvaro; Cossent Arín, Rafael; Formozo Fernandes, Camila; García González, Javier; Gómez San Román, Tomás; González Sotres, Luis Felipe; Largo Ángel, Oscar; Mastropietro, Paolo; Pascual López, Carlos; Peral Cuadrado, José Félix; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Roiz Val, María; Temboury Molina, Juan; Trancho Tejerina, Nuria; Zumalave Freire, Ignacio (24/04/2020)
    • Wholesale and retail electricity markets 

      Alba Ríos, Juan José; Batlle López, Carlos; Canoyra Trabado, Antonio; Canseco García-Pita, Antonio; Carbó Haya, Álvaro; Cossent Arín, Rafael; García González, Javier; Gómez San Román, Tomás; González Sotres, Luis Felipe; Largo Ángel, Oscar; Mastropietro, Paolo; Peral Cuadrado, José Félix; Rodilla Rodríguez, Pablo; Roiz Val, María; Temboury Molina, Juan; Trancho Tejerina, Nuria; Zumalave Freire, Ignacio (27/03/2019)