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Effects of large scale penetration of renewables: The Italian case in the years 2008–2015

Marco Antonelli, Umberto Desideri and Alessandro Franco

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2018, vol. 81, issue P2, 3090-3100

Abstract: Italy has experienced a revolution in the electricity production mix in the years 2008-2015, when a large scale deployment of intermittent renewables caused a high volatility of electricity prices, stopped the investments in both fossil and renewable power plants and caused a high degree of uncertainty in matching electricity demand and supply.

Keywords: Renewable energy; Smart grids; Italian electricity generation mix, Scheduling, Demand-Supply (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2018
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DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2017.08.081

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