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      Oman Electricity Sector: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration
      Regional Energy Markets

      Oman Electricity Sector: Features, Challenges and Opportunities for Market Integration

      Shahid Hasan, Turki Alaqeel, Yagyavalk Bhatt, Abdullah Al-Badi, Mohammed Al-Badi

      This discussion paper is part of a KAPSARC research project initiated to develop insights that can facilitate the creation of a well-functioning integrated electricity market comprising the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). The project identifies and examines…

      Shahid Hasan Hasan, Shahid
      Turki Alaqeel Alaqeel, Turki
      Yagyavalk Bhatt Bhatt, Yagyavalk
      Abdullah Al-Badi Abdullah Al-Badi
      Mohammed Al-Badi Mohammed Al-Badi
      29th May 2019
      Reorganizing Power Markets: A Reliability Insurance Business Model for Utilities
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Reorganizing Power Markets: A Reliability Insurance Business Model for Utilities

      Rolando Fuentes, Jorge Blazquez, Iqbal Adjali

      A market in which individuals pursue their own self-interest normally maximizes aggregate economic well-being. But households that install Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) in order to obtain savings in their electricity bill, impose an external cost on other customers. At scale,…

      Rolando Fuentes Fuentes, Rolando
      Jorge Blazquez Blazquez, Jorge
      Iqbal Adjali Adjali, Iqbal
      26th November 2018
      The Renewable Energy Policy Paradox
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      The Renewable Energy Policy Paradox

      Jorge Blazquez, Carlo Andrea Bollino, Rolando Fuentes, Nora Nezamuddin

      One major avenue for policymakers to meet climate targets is by decarbonizing the power sector, one component of which is raising the share of renewable energy sources (renewables) in electricity generation. However, promoting renewables in liberalized power markets creates a…

      Jorge Blazquez Blazquez, Jorge
      Carlo Andrea Bollino Bollino, Carlo Andrea
      Rolando Fuentes Fuentes, Rolando
      Nora Nezamuddin Nezamuddin, Nora
      8th September 2016
      Renewable Energy: Lessons from the EU Experience
      Electricity Sector Transitions

      Renewable Energy: Lessons from the EU Experience

      Reducing reliance on fossil fuels in the generation of electricity through supporting wind turbines, solar cells and other renewable technologies has been a key objective of the European Union (EU) for more than a decade. Between 2004 and 2013, the…

      16th May 2016