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Case study: Lack of flexibility in European electrical systems leads to deteriorated grid management

How solar forecasting could avoid negative energy prices due to high renewable energy generation.

The German market was affected on May 8th 2016 by an exceptional penetration of variable (solar and wind) renewable energy sources (RES) into the grid. The latter represented nearly 87% of the country’s electricity production, causing the occurrence of negative prices of about € -144.78 on the spot market throughout the day.
This […]

By |August 1st, 2016|Industry news|

Solar forecasts for energy trading

Solar forecasts for energy trading have become vital, in particular with the arrival of direct marketing in France, and the gradual withdrawal of feed-in tariffs across Europe.
The number of solar installations connected to electrical grids keeps on increasing around the world. A recent report from the American group Mercom Capital forecasts nearly 65GW of global solar installations for 2016. A growing injection of intermittent renewable […]

By |January 12th, 2016|Industry news|

Direct marketing arrives in France

In France, the law on energy transition for a green growth will put in place a new support scheme for renewable energy sources (RES) from the 1st of January 2016: direct marketing.
Historical energy providers in France such as EDF (Electricité de France) must respect the public service missions given by the legislator. The development of renewable energies is one of them. It is even taking […]

By |December 28th, 2015|Industry news|