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Joint statements

Strengthening the regional approach to system operation to boost renewables’ integration

Europe needs to integrate ever-growing shares of renewable energy sources into the wholesale power market. This path is a no brainer for Europe and for the signatories of this statement.

Today however, a number of hurdles are in the way of reaching this goal. This is in particular the case for cross-border capacity allocation. As wholesale markets are increasingly interconnected and coupled, further progress is fundamentally needed to reach the objective of a truly integrated Internal Energy Market.

In particular, we call for on policy-makers to support a step-wise regional approach to system operation that optimise social welfare beyond national borders.

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