European Energy Series (EES): Volume XII - EU Energy Law and Policy: a South European Perspective - Meeting the Challenges of a Low Carbon Economy

  • ID: 4395059
  • Book
  • Region: Europe
  • 200 Pages
  • Claeys & Casteels Publishing
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Provides Comprehensive Analysis of the Current European and Greek Energy Sector

Navigating the challenges of a low carbon Europe: energy market regulation, the future of RES, and ensuring security of supply.

This book provides an insight into some of the most significant issues presented at the Florence School of Regulation and Hellenic Energy Regulation Institute’s joint conference on European energy law and policy, which took place in September 2016 in Athens, Greece. The purpose of the conference was to provide a comprehensive analysis of the current status of the European and Greek energy sector, and the issues it faces, from both a legal and an economic perspective. The discussions included an assessment of the low carbon challenges for Europe, examining the future of renewable energy systems and support mechanisms, electricity market design, and the current regulatory framework of the gas and electricity markets in Greece. Finally, the discussions turned to the future role of Distribution System Operators, both in their function as independent supervisors of the electricity market and in their evolving relationship with the Transmission System Operators.

Highlights:

  • Provides comprehensive analysis of the current European and Greek energy sector
  • Includes assessments of the low carbon challenges
  • Examines the future of RES
  • Discusses the future roles of DSOs
  • Evaluates the prospects in future energy law developments
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Leigh Hancher
Of Counsel, Allen & Overy, Amsterdam - Professor of Law, University of Tilburg

Antonis Metaxas
Chair of EU Law University of Athens - Department of Political Science and Public Administration

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