The cost of renewable energy

A critical assessment of the Impact Assessments underlying the Clean Energy for All Europeans-Package

The European Commission underpins its climate and energy policy proposals with extensive modelling. The modelling results play a substantial role in determining the outcome of Commission impact assessment, i.e. the analysis on costs and effects of specific proposals. Assumptions underlaying Commission modelling thus determine to a large extent wether and to which degree certain policy choices will be regarded as benficial.

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Publisher: Agora Energiewende Pages: 19 Release date: June 2017 Language: English