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Felix C. Matthes

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Research Coordinator for Energy & Climate policy Energy & Climate

Long-term decarbonisation strategies for Germany and the European Union

Energy and emissions projections (e.g. contributions to the German and EU GHG Emission Projection Reports)

EU energy market development and market liberalization

Design, assessment and evaluation of policies and measures in energy and environmental policies and analysis of policy interactions

Greenhouse gas emissions trading (numerous contributions to the National Allocation Plan (NAP), comparison of NAPs, benchmarking, auctioning, ex-post evaluation and revision of the EU ETS, competitiveness and leakage, linking of ETS, ETS in USA, Japan, etc.)

Technology-specific issues of the power system, e.g. with regard to Combined Heat and Power (policy advice for preparation and monitoring of the German CHP Act), Infrastructure and regulation of carbon dioxide capture and storage (CCS), and nuclear power

Regulation and market design of power markets

International climate policy (e.g. national expert for in-depth review missions on national communications under the UNFCCC on behalf of the UNFCCC secretariat)

Recently added resources

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A conceptual framework for understanding interactions between carbon prices and electricity prices
2 Apr 2018
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An emissions trading system (ETS) is a market-based mechanism that is applied to achieve emissions targets at least cost. By fixing a quantity of emissions (the cap), requiring that companies surrender one allowance for each unit of emissions generated and making the allowance tradable, a...

Report

A conceptual framework for understanding interactions between carbon prices and electricity prices
2 Apr 2018
4

Emissions trading systems (ETSs) as a cost-effective instrument for emissions control in the power sector are now being implemented or considered across a diverse set of jurisdictions. However, regulation in the power sector may impede or alter the functioning of an ETS. In this paper,...

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