Obermüller, Frank (2017). Essays on the Efficient Integration of Renewable Energies into Electricity Markets. PhD thesis, Universität zu Köln.

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The dissertation “Essay on the Efficient Integration of Renewable Energies into Electricity Markets” consists of five research articles which shed light on the efficient integration of renewable energies into electricity markets. A major share of renewable energies has characteristics which differ from classical conventional generation technologies. The uncertain weather-dependent characteristics in combination with almost-zero marginal generation costs raise new challenges to some parts of the electricity system. On the other side, the promotion of renewable energies seems promising to achieve the Energy Transition targets and reduce Germany's CO2-emissions. This becomes relevant in the light of the 2015 UN Climate Change Conference which negotiated the Paris Agreement to tackle climate change, e.g. by the restriction of global warming to a maximum of 2°C, and translate to CO2-reduction efforts, especially for the carbon-dioxide intense electricity sectors. The five research papers focusing on different aspects and potential inefficiencies of the renewable energy market integration. The focus can roughly be separated into temporal and regional efficiency examinations. The temporal efficiency is subject to paper 1, paper 2 and paper 3. The regional efficiency is subject to paper 5 which is based on the preliminary findings and the generated dataset in paper 4.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
CreatorsEmailORCIDORCID Put Code
Obermüller, Frankfobermueller@hotmail.comUNSPECIFIEDUNSPECIFIED
URN: urn:nbn:de:hbz:38-79920
Date: 2017
Language: English
Faculty: Faculty of Management, Economy and Social Sciences
Divisions: Externe Einrichtungen > An-Institute > Associated Institutes of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences > Institute for Energy Economics
Subjects: Economics
Uncontrolled Keywords:
Energy EconomicsEnglish
Renewable EnergiesEnglish
Renewable IntegrationEnglish
Electricity MarketsUNSPECIFIED
Date of oral exam: 9 January 2018
NameAcademic Title
Höffler, FelixProf. Dr.
Bettzüge, Marc-OliverProf. Dr.
Refereed: Yes
URI: http://kups.ub.uni-koeln.de/id/eprint/7992


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