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Wind Energy & Electricity Prices

Exploring the 'merit order effect'

Wind Energy & Electricity Prices

Published: April 2010

Pages: 40

Size: A4 (210mm x 297mm)

Summary

The new literature review, prepared for EWEA by energy consultants Pöyry, shows that adding wind energy into the power mix has a significant influence on the resulting price of electricity - the so-called merit order effect (MOE) - whilst at the same time reducing CO2 emissions.

Contents

The literature review brings together, for the first time, the findings of case-studies in Germany, Denmark and Belgium.