Table 4: Responses of the interviewees on the consequences of overcapacity.

IntervieweeMost relevantLeast relevant
FirstSecondSecond least relevantLeast relevant

Utility A1234
Regulator A1432
Utility B1432
Regulator B1243
Regulator C1234
Regulator D1423
Expert A1234
Expert B1432
Expert C1423
Renewable energy association1432
Utility C1423

Note: (1) it leads to a suboptimal allocation of economic resources, (2) it is rather a distributive issue: the losers are the investors in CCGTs, (3) it is rather a distributive issue: the losers are the investors in renewable energy technologies, and (4) it is rather a long-term problem in the context of a transition towards a new energy model: overcapacity is a very important obstacle for future investments in renewable energy.