EEM 13


Electricity market policies; Structures and rules

Structure of electricity markets, Integration of electricity markets, Mergers and acquisitions, Energy policies, Security of supply, Power generation strategic planning, Unbundling of distribution business, Capacity and ancillary services markets, Market power and market strategies, Electricity markets modeling and simulation, Market monitoring.

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Transmission and distribution systems

System operation planning in market environment, Network congestion management, Ancillary services, Real time balancing, Inter TSO compensation, Crossborder trading and tariffs, Nodal pricing, Cost of losses, Power quality, Unbundling of distribution business, Last resort suppliers, Smart grid pricing, Long term grid planning.

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Power generation and renewable energies

Innovative generation technologies, Impact of renewable energies and distributed generation on networks, Real costs of renewable energies and DG development, Imbalances caused by renewable energies and DG, Local balancing areas, Local balancing markets, Trading imbalances, Incentives to investment in renewable energies and DG, Impact of renewable energies and DG on security of supply, Energy storage, Power plants, emission trading and CO2 mechanisms.

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Towards a fully functioning IEM

European regulation, Investments in the transmission system, Impact of new technologies on IEM (FACTS/HVDC), Merchant investments, Incentives for investments, Unbundling: ISO, TSO or ITO, Cross-border issues, International coordination and co-operation, Stakeholders vision on future power systems.

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Gas, carbon and financial markets

Natural gas markets, CO2 emissions trading, CDM and JI, Green certificate markets, Risk management in energy markets, Futures, forwards and others derivatives in energy markets, Influence of the financial crisis on the energy market.

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Competition Law; Institutional analysis of energy rules and institutions

Energy competition Law, Antitrust decisions applied to energy, EU Inquiry in Energy sector, Law and Economics analysis of EU Energy Markets or regulation, US-EU comparison of energy Law, FERC-ACER institutional comparison, National - European system of energy regulation, Mergers and Acquisition analysis of EU Energy local or regional markets, Analysis of Madrid and or Florence process, Regional initiatives and EU wide regulations comparison, Governance of energy reforms.

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Energy Economics; Energy Management studies; Mechanism design

Econometric analysis of energy price evolution, Economic modeling of energy market, analysis of EU CO2 market functioning, Economics of climate change for EU, New reforms of the Electricity regulation under climate change constraint, Energy poverty policy, Economics of biofuels, Nuclear risk evolution, Investments analysis, Portfolio management, Contracting issues in energy, Public provision of energy services, Auction analysis.

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Important Dates

15 September 2012
Call for Papers

15 November 2012
30 November 2012
Abstract Submission

01 December 2012
15 December 2012
Abstract Notification

01 February 2013
15 February 2013
Full Paper Submission

15 March 2013
29 March 2013
Final Notification

18 April 2013
Early Registration Deadline

22 April 2013
Camera-ready Version Submission

10 May 2013
Conference Registration Deadline

27 - 31 May 2013

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