Our market design and auction work
The regulations governing the exchange of goods and services have far-reaching implications. From efficiency in production and consumption to whether the market will be seen as strong enough for private investment and entry.
Market design is complex and must take into account many factors:
- What are the products and services?
- Who are the customers?
- What is the role of regulators and government?
- Who can take part?
- What is the impact on related markets?
When designing effective and competitive markets, policymakers and regulators need to understand the incentives that are needed, and to understand the market structures and mechanisms that will deliver them.
We have experience in all aspects of market design and auctions, and we have advised clients on them in a variety of industries.
Frontier (Europe) hosted an evening event “Alternative medicine: can demand side remedies cure ineffective competition?” on Wednesday 8th February.
The what, why and how of “Demand-side Remedies” Intervening on the supply side isn’t always the best way to solve competition problems, and so regulators have increasingly tried to find ways of dealing with market imperfections on the demand side. Hence the flurry of requests to make prices more transparent, provide comparative information or nudge […]
Dan Roberts of Frontier (Europe) spoke today at a seminar on European Electricity Market Integration held by the Chaire European Electricity Markets (CEEM) at Université Dauphine in Paris.
The Austrian broadsheet, Die Presse, today published an article by Christoph Riechmann and Walter Boltz of Frontier (Europe), discussing the reasons for high power prices and blackout risks in Europe.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs of the Netherlands has published two Frontier (Europe) reports (report, appendum) on scenarios for coal-fired power plants.