@TECHREPORT{oei_690, ota_publtyp = {Bericht}, oei_publtyp = {Studie}, title = {Focused capacity markets. A new market design for the transition to a new energy system}, author = {Matthes, F. and Schlemmermeier, B. and Diermann, C. and Hermann, H. and v. Hammerstein, C.}, year = {2012}, language = {en}, url = {https://www.oeko.de//oekodoc/1631/2012-004-en.pdf}, abstract = {The focused capacity market constitutes a pragmatic and, compared to the models of a comprehensive capacity market and a strategic reserve discussed up to now, a very advantageous instrument for tackling the current and foreseeable challenges with regard to security of supply. At the same time a focused capacity market can make a substantial contribution to flanking the transformation of the energy system to one based on renewable energies and maintaining a high intensity of competition in the electricity market while substantially limiting the costs for electricity consumers.}, keywords = {Energie und Klimaschutz} }