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On Reflection: We must not recreate the wrong market model

On Reflection: We must not recreate the wrong market model

EUROPE: The EU's proposal for a new Electricity Market Design turns a blind eye to the elephant in our midst. Operating wholesale electricity markets that set payments based on the marginal cost of generation is an energy model that needs a rewrite.

Analysis: China adds to UHV network to transfer surplus wind energy

Analysis: China adds to UHV network to transfer surplus wind energy

CHINA: China is pushing on with more ultra-high-voltage (UHV) transmission lines to solve its long-standing curtailment problems that keep wind power off the grid. Construction of two 800kV UHV direct current (DC) power transmission lines started in June.

Further cable repairs required at Anholt

Further cable repairs required at Anholt

DENMARK: Dong Energy's 400MW Anholt offshore project faces five to six weeks of downtime this year as export cable is repaired.

Gemini substations en route

Gemini substations en route

NETHERLANDS: The two substations for the 600MW Gemini offshore project have started the journey to the site.


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