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National Laboratory of Energy and Geology (LNEG), 1649-038 Lisbon, Portugal
Dr. Nikolaos Chrysanthopoulos
Faculty of Engineering, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Imperial College London, London SW7 2AZ, UK
National Laboratory of Energy and Geology, 1649-038 Lisbon, Portugal

Market Integration of Renewable Generation

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closed (31 January 2024)
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31 January 2025
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Dear Colleagues,

Adapting market designs to the intermittent nature of renewable generation is a process that must have the reduction in forecast error and the avoidance of substantial real-time imbalances at its core. However, flexibility is the key to guarantee the economic viability and security of the supply of carbon-neutral power systems; being aggregators, citizen energy communities, and new flexible players, they are important agents of future power systems. Indeed, with increasing penetrations of distributed generation, the distribution system operator has a major role to play in facilitating the active participation of local players, accommodating new distributed generation and transitioning to a more flexible and democratised power system where smart grid services, self-consumption, smart meters, local trades, peer-to-peer markets, and new marketplaces and products will be required. Therefore, we invite you to submit your research or review papers considering (but not limited to) the following subjects:

  • The impacts of increasing penetrations of renewables in national/regional markets;
  • New market designs, products, and rules for decarbonised day-ahead and intraday markets;
  • Full investment-recovery of renewables in liberalized markets without externalities;
  • Decentralised investment incentive mechanisms for a net-zero electricity system;
  • Improving forecasting and information transparency in the new market designs;
  • The role of aggregators, virtual power plants, local energy communities, and new flexible players in the road to carbon-neutral and strongly liberalised power systems;
  • New designs of local energy and flexibility markets operating in the distribution grid level;
  • New local marketplaces, innovative flexibility services, and redesign of products;
  • The role of transmission networks and cross-border exchange in market integration and coupling.

Dr. Ana Estanqueiro
Dr. Nikolaos Chrysanthopoulos
Dr. Hugo Algarvio
Topic Editors

Keywords

  • citizen energy communities
  • electrification and sector coupling
  • energy markets
  • electricity market reforms
  • energy sustainability
  • flexibility markets and flexible players
  • forecast errors, energy imbalances and net load
  • local trades and pear-to-pear markets
  • new market designs, rules and marketplaces
  • renewables policy and incentives

Participating Journals

Journal Name Impact Factor CiteScore Launched Year First Decision (median) APC
Electricity
electricity
- - 2020 20.3 Days CHF 1000 Submit
Energies
energies
3.2 5.5 2008 16.1 Days CHF 2600 Submit
Modelling
modelling
- - 2020 15.8 Days CHF 1000 Submit
Sustainability
sustainability
3.9 5.8 2009 18.8 Days CHF 2400 Submit
Wind
wind
- - 2021 24.8 Days CHF 1000 Submit

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