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Research Article

Overcapacity as a Barrier to Renewable Energy Deployment: The Spanish Case

Table 6

Responses of the interviewees on the long-term policies to mitigate overcapacity.

IntervieweeMost relevantLeast relevant
FirstSecondBefore lastLast

Utility A4123
Regulator A2143
Utility B2143
Regulator B4213
Regulator C1243
Regulator D2143
Expert A4
Expert B2341
Expert C4123
Renewable energy association3214
Utility C2314

Note: (1) incentives for the electrification of the transport sector and/or heat in buildings (efficient heat pumps), (2) opportunity to discourage the operation of the most polluting electricity generation plants, (3) termination of capacity payments for dispatchable generation plants, and (4) a better energy long-term planning.

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