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Promoting Solar electricity exports from Southern to Central and Northern European countries: Extremadura case study

In the light of the EU Energy and Climate framework, exporting solar electricity from South to Central and Northern Europe can contribute to various EU strategic objectives. However, as of today, some challenges prevent its materialization. To address some of these obstacles and as part of the Smart Specialization Platform on Energy activities, this policy report provides answers to two key questions: (i) what is the value proposition of solar electricity exports in Europe? (ii) How can these projects be feasible?