The impact of the EU ETS on electricity prices

The present study analyses the impact of the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) on electricity prices, in particular on wholesale power markets across the EU. To study this impact, it uses a variety of methodological approaches, including theoretical, empirical, model, literature and policy analyses. The study shows that a significant part of the costs of freely allocated CO2 emission allowances is passed through to power prices, resulting in higher electricity prices for consumers and additional (

Related Content