The AURES II podcast series presents the world of auctions for renewable energy support through the research carried out in the project. In each episode the findings and results of AURES II about a specific research theme are discussed by members of the consortium. The podcasts are available below and on Bandcamp.

Ep.1 – Auctions for RES in the EU – An introduction to the AURES II project – motivations, objectives and structure, and an overview of Work Package 3 – Auctions for RES in Europe, database and analysis. Guests: Vasilios Anatolitis (Fraunhofer ISI), Ann-Katrin Hanke (Takon).

Credits: released February 26, 2021; music by audionautix.com

Ep.2 – Supply Chain – Impact of auctions on the supply chain of the renewable energy support (RES) sector: Measures to support RE communities in auctions; effects of auctions on market concentration; impact of auctions on technological innovation. Guests: Ana Amazo (Guidehouse), Craig Menzies (Factor), Pablo Del Rio (CSIC).

Credits: released April 21, 2021; music by audionautix.com

Ep.3 – Financing – Impact of auctions and auction design elements on the cost of capital for renewable energy projects; analysis of weighted average cost of capital in the EU; financing conditions and support costs. Guests: Lena Kitzing (DTU), Robert Bruckmann (Eclareon), Agustin Roth (Eclareon), Mak Dukan (DTU).

Credits: released May 10, 2021; music by audionautix.com

Ep.4 – The future of RES auctions – Likely scenarios for the future (one to three decades) of electricity systems in the EU; how the role of auctions will change; routes to market. Guests: Oscar Fitch-Roy (University of Exeter), Bridget Woodman (University of Exeter).

Credits: released June 16, 2021; music by audionautix.com

Ep​.​5 – Implemented auctions in Europe and worlwide – Lessons learned from auctions for RES implemented in Europe and worldwide in the last five years: main observed trends, case studies, key takeaways; Future perspectives for auctions for RES, integrated technologies, decarbonization. Guests: László Szabó (REKK) and Fabian Wigand (Guidehouse)

Credits: released July 29, 2021; music by audionautix.com

All music in the podcast episodes is released under the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcode