Renewable energy: economically sound, politically difficult

Sovacool, Benjamin K (2008) Renewable energy: economically sound, politically difficult. Electricity Journal, 21 (5). pp. 18-29. ISSN 1040-6190

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If the national electricity market were to function properly by aligning electricity costs with prices, renewable energy technologies would offer the cheapest forms of power generation. The fundamental question is whether we want an electricity market that manipulates the presence of externalities to its advantage, or one that attempts to fully internalize them.

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Schools and Departments: University of Sussex Business School > SPRU - Science Policy Research Unit
Depositing User: Benjamin Sovacool
Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2015 10:47
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