Renewable subsidies and capacity payments threaten to quell advantages brought about by European electricity market coupling, complain industry participants
Germany began encouraging renewable generators to directly market their own production in 2012, reflecting a trend of giving renewables greater exposure to wholesale markets across Europe. That could spell...
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