In 2018, Statnett tested the remote disconnection of loads as a source of flexibility in Northern Norway as part of the ‘Large-Scale Load Management’ pilot project. THEMA’s evaluation concludes that the pilot was successful, although its scale was smaller than originally planned.
After a long wait, market participants and analysts were taken by surprise when the Swedish and Norwegian regulators suggested a date-based stop rule for the elcertificate market this Tuesday. The news sent the elcertificate price down by 18%. Read more: T-CG Insight 2018-07 >> A date-based stop rule in 2030 serves a killing blow to […]
High fuel and carbon prices low availability and low hydro inflows have led to a price rally. We address these developments and discuss the implications for power markets. Our special issues discuss the future of the EU-ETS, and the Baltic markets.
Einar Aas’ spectacular betting on the spread between Nordic and German power prices has already hurt other players in the market as they top up their contributions to Nasdaq’s default fund.
In its fourth national energy research strategy, Energi21 recommends increased research effort targeting six areas that will help prepare Norway for a low-carbon future. THEMA has assisted in the process.
Increased assignment in Norway / Europe means that we need more wise heads to assist our many customers in energy and transport.
New EU regulations require a rethink of Statnett’s balancing services markets. THEMA has therefore supported Statnett through an internal process to clarify both balancing market roles and the conditions applicable to aggregated bids.
Currently, Svalbard’s energy system is based on local coal, but its power plant is old and the prospects for mining are uncertain. How will the community meet its future energy needs? Together with Multiconsult, we have analysed the alternatives.
The Norwegian authorities spend NOK 3.3bn a year on 41 climate support schemes delivered by a variety of bodies. A review of these support schemes suggests that 13 be continued as they are, and 14 cease to be supported on climate change grounds.
With a growing client base in Germany and Continental Europe, THEMA now opened a German office in the heard of Germany’s capital Berlin.