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On the Representation of Demand-Side Management in Power System Models

DSM (demand-side management) merits increased attention by power system modelers. Numerical models should incorporate DSM constraints in a complete and consistent way. Otherwise, flawed DSM patterns and distorted conclusions on the system benefits of demand-side management are inevitable. Building on a model formulation put forward by Göransson et al. (2014), it is first suggested to include an additional ...

In: Energy 84 (2015), S. 840-845 | Alexander Zerrahn, Wolf-Peter Schill
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Testing Regulatory Regimes for Power Transmission Expansion with Fluctuating Demand and Wind Generation

Adequate extension of electricity transmission networks is required for integrating fluctuating renewable energy sources, such as wind power, into electricity systems. We study the performance of different regulatory approaches for network expansion in the context of realistic demand patterns and fluctuating wind power. In particular, we are interested in the relative performance of a combined merchant-regulatory ...

In: Journal of Regulatory Economics 47 (2015) 1, S. 1-28 | Wolf-Peter Schill, Jonas Egerer, Juan Rosellón
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Economic Effects of Renewable Energy Expansion: A Model-Based Analysis for Germany

The increasing utilization of renewable energy sources (RES) is a major energy policy strategy in many countries worldwide. Germany is a forerunner in the deployment of RES and has ambitious goals for the future. The support and use of renewables affects the economy: It creates business opportunities in sectors producing renewable energy facilities, but comes with costs related to supporting its deployment. ...

In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 40 (2014), S. 1070-1080 | Jürgen Blazejczak, Frauke G. Braun, Dietmar Edler, Wolf-Peter Schill
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Residual Load, Renewable Surplus Generation and Storage Requirements in Germany

I examine the effects of increasing amounts of fluctuating renewable energy on residual load, which is defined as the difference between actual power demand and the feed-in of non-dispatchable and inflexible generators. I draw on policy-relevant scenarios for Germany and make use of extensive sensitivity analyses. Whereas yearly renewable surplus energy is low in most scenarios analyzed, peak surplus ...

In: Energy Policy 73 (2014), S. 65-79 | Wolf-Peter Schill
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Electric Vehicles in Imperfect Electricity Markets: The Case of Germany

We use a game-theoretic model to analyze the impacts of a hypothetical fleet of plug-in electric vehicles on the imperfectly competitive German electricity market. Electric vehicles bring both additional demand and additional storage capacity to the market. We determine the effects on prices, welfare, and electricity generation for various cases with different players in charge of vehicle operations. ...

In: Energy Policy 39 (2011), 10, S. 6178-6189 | Wolf-Peter Schill
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Practicalities of Individual Producer Responsibility under the WEEE Directive: Experiences in Germany

In theory, individual producer responsibility (IPR) creates incentives for "design-for-recycling". Yet in practice, implementing IPR is challenging, particularly if applied to waste electric and electronic equipment. This article discusses different options for implementing IPR schemes and producers' under German WEEE legislation. In addition, practical aspects of a German "return share" brand sampling ...

In: Waste Management & Research 29 (2011), 9, S. 931-944 | Vera Susanne Rotter, Perrine Chancerel, Wolf-Peter Schill
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How Emission Certificate Allocations Distort Fossil Investments: The German Example

Despite political activities to foster a low-carbon energy transition, Germany currently sees a considerable number of new coal power plants being added to its power mix. There are several possible drivers for this "dash for coal", but it is widely accepted that windfall profits gained through free allocation of ETS certificates play an important role. Yet the quantification of allocation-related investment ...

In: Energy Policy 39 (2011), 4, S. 1975-1987 | Michael Pahle, Lin Fan, Wolf-Peter Schill
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Modeling Strategic Electricity Storage: The Case of Pumped Hydro Storage in Germany

We study the strategic utilization of storage in imperfect electricity markets. We apply a game-theoretic Cournot model to the German power market and analyze different counterfactual and realistic cases of pumped hydro storage. Our main finding is that both storage utilization and storage-related welfare effects depend on storage ownership and the operator's involvement in conventional generation. ...

In: The Energy Journal 32 (2011), 3, S. 59-87 | Wolf-Peter Schill, Claudia Kemfert
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Bereitstellung von Regelleistung durch Elektrofahrzeuge: Modellrechnungen für Deutschland im Jahr 2035

Sowohl beim Ausbau erneuerbarer Energien als auch im Bereich der Elektromobilität hat sich die Bundesregierung ambitionierte Ziele gesetzt. Im Kontext der Energiewende soll der Anteil fluktuierender erneuerbarer Energien an der Stromerzeugung weiter deutlich steigen. Dies erfordert tendenziell eine erhöhte Vorhaltung von Regelleistung. Gleichzeitig sinkt die Stromerzeugung aus thermischen Kraftwerken, ...

In: Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft 40 (2016), 2, S. 73-87 | Wolf-Peter Schill, Moritz Niemeyer, Alexander Zerrahn, Jochen Diekmann
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Power System Transformation toward Renewables: Investment Scenarios for Germany

We analyze distinctive investment scenarios for the integration of fluctuating renewables in the German power system. Using a combined model for dispatch, transmission, and investment, three different investment options are considered, including gas-fired power plants, pumped hydro storage, and transmission lines. We find that geographically optimized power plant investments dominate in the reference ...

In: Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy 3 (2014), 2,S. 29-43 | Jonas Egerer, Wolf-Peter Schill
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