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Market Design: Innovation Landscape briefs

These briefs highlight innovations in market design to support large-scale use of solar and wind power. The set covers net billing, time-of-use tariffs, integration of distributed energy resources, increased time and space granularity and other innovative measures.    


IRENA’s Innovation Landscape report highlights innovations in market designthat encourage flexibility, stimulate new business opportunities, and provide the value-adding services needed in a renewable-based power energy system. 

These are further explored in sets of briefs addressing key aspects of the power sector:

Wholesale market
New regulations in the wholesale markets encourage flexibility by market participants, better signal the value of power supply, and properly remunerate grid support services.

Retail market
Design and regulatory changes in the retail market stimulate flexibility on the consumer / prosumer side.

See the main Innovation Landscape report.

See also related briefs on innovations in Enabling Technologies.