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A Chain Reaction: Disruptive Innovation in the Electricity Sector

 

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DATE OF PUBLICATION
30 November 2018

 

 

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30 November 2018 - Innovative technologies and business models can help countries to use renewable distributed energy resources efficiently and hence facilitate the transition to a low-carbon economy. The growing number of small producers that both consume and produce (“prosumers”) increases connectivity between participants in the electricity market. 

 

This report explores the impact that these innovations are likely to have on the electricity sector and examines priorities for regulatory policies that governments will need to put in place to negotiate the energy transition to a zero-carbon economy. 

 

 

See also

New energy in the electricity sector by Chris Pike

Competition Policy Roundtable on Radical Innovation in the Electricity Sector

OECD work on investment for green growth

OECD Going-Digital Project

 

 

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