One of the latest publications from the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES) casts some doubts about the need and implementation of centralised capacity mechanisms proposing an alternative solution to complement the energy-only markets. At EU level the discussion about the introduction of capacity mechanism has a long story, and the EC is not completely favourable to them.
In the context of the ongoing debate about EU electricity market design the OIES is proposing an adaptive approach, informed by system thinking and based on evolutionary change, trying to properly address all the known relevant issues of the sector
Mexico is an important country to both the regional and international energy systems. The recent energy sector reforms will affect many stakeholders all over the world, gradually changing the rule of the game set with the 1938 nationalization of the petroleum industry.