Instruments and lessons learnt from California’s Renewable Auction Mechanism (RAM)

This report deals with the Renewable Auction Mechanism (RAM) in California, which was introduced to support the growth of renewable distributed generation between 3 and 20 MW.

The report contributes to the first and second of three tasks in work package 4 of the AURES project:
T4.1: Providing a characterisation of the different auctions
T4.2: Making an assessment of auctions and case-specific lessons learnt
T4.3: Interpreting and summarising the general lessons learnt and resulting and thereby outline specific recommendations

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