The model also requires all electricity to be sold on the electricity exchange, which does not always happen. As an example, some plant operators consume the electricity they produce without feeding it into the grid. Without taking these factors into account, the merit order model can overstate the ability of renewable energies to influence prices. Therefore, the merit order model does not fully reflect reality, leaving the full extent of the merit order effect up for debate.
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