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Title: Clean Restructuring: Design Elements for Low-Carbon Wholesale Markets and Beyond. A 21st Century Power Partnership Thought Leadership Report

Countries around the world are in various stages of reforming and restructuring their power systems to better meet development needs and decarbonization commitments. Changes in technology, business models, societal needs, and environmental goals are increasing pressure on countries to consider improvements to their power systems. This report addresses key issues associated with clean restructuring--the transition from traditional, vertically integrated utilities to competitive wholesale markets that rely increasingly on variable renewable electricity sources, demand response, and other clean energy options. The report also includes case studies from Mexico, Denmark, and Germany to provide real-world examples of clean restructuring from different perspectives.
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  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  2. World Wildlife Fund, Mexico DF (Mexico)
  3. Energy Regulatory Commission of Mexico, Mexico DF (United States)
  4. Danish Energy Agency, Copenhagen (Denmark)
  5. Ecofys, London (England)
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Technical Report
Research Org:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Country of Publication:
United States
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY, AND ECONOMY restructuring; technology innovation; decarbonization; Mexico; Germany; Denmark; case studies; thought leadership; demand response; renewable electricity; renewable energy; clean restructuring; clean energy; utilities; wholesale markets; market transformation; variable renewable energy; system flexibility