Transmission grid extensions for the integration of variable renewable energies in Europe: Who benefits where?

Variable renewable energy (VRE) generation from wind and sun is growing quickly in Europe. Already today, VRE's power contribution is at times close to the total demand in some regions with severe consequences for the remainder of the power system. Grid extensions are necessary for the physical...

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Volume: 43
Main Author: Schaber, Katrin
Steinke, Florian
Hamacher, Thomas
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: Elsevier Ltd
published in: Energy policy Vol. 43; pp. 123 - 135
ISSN: 0301-4215
1873-6777
EISSN: 1873-6777
Discipline: Economics
Engineering
Environmental Sciences
Bibliography: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2011.12.040
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Database: AGRIS
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