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The RES Group focuses on the legislative and regulatory mechanisms used to promote renewable electricity generation and energy efficiency and RES deployment in the Mediterranean area, with attention to off-grid solutions and independent power producers (IPPs).

Prof. Pedro Verdelho
RES Group Co-Chair
(Portugal, ERSE)
Ms. Marilena Delenta
RES Group Co-Chair
Mrs Chafika Behluli
RES Group Vice-Chair
(Algeria, CREG)
Working Group on the Renewables (RES Group)
Objectives 2019
  • Implementation of harmonised regulatory options to promote RES in a cost-effective way; implementation of advanced distributed generation, grid parity and net metering frameworks in Mediterranean electricity systems.
  • Evaluation of the costs associated with the fulfilment of national RES targets and Promote the exchange of information, knowledge and experiences
  • Assessment of the social impact associated with RES promotion and development in each member country and when required the WG will study the best options to promote RES in isolated systems
Main Activities
  • Benchmarking RES electricity (update 2018 data)
  • Analyse improvement of energy efficiency by smart grids, smart metering and energy service companies and the cost that such an improvement in network
  • Analyse main regulatory mechanisms like: environment protection; promotion of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP); energy efficiency promotion including integration to the grids and smart metering issues and their impact of costs
  • Promote the exchange of information, knowledge and experiences and evaluate the results of the different mechanisms in the national contexts, analysing success factors and critical issues
  • Analyse the possible effects of the introduction at a national level of successful RES mechanisms adopted in other countries
Activity and Deliverable Year Referent regulator
1. Deliverable: Analysis of auction mechanisms to promote RES 2019 CERA, CNMC and Secretariat support
- Execution Activity: Workshop for CREG (Algeria) – Progress in the development of RES auctions 2nd half 2019

INS WG in collaboration with RES WG

- Execution Activity: RES Workshop to present several case studies on auction management to be organized back to back GA 2nd half 2019

INS WG in collaboration with RES WG

- Execution Activity: Annual Forum on the liberalization of the gas markets and integration of RES within the grids 2nd half 2019 GAS WG in collaboration with RES WG
Association of the Mediterranean Energy Regulators

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