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How much CO2 emissions do we reduce by saving electricity? A focus on methods

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  • Harmsen, Robert
  • Graus, Wina
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    In this paper we evaluate two approaches for estimating CO2 emission reduction from electricity savings: one based on average CO2 intensities of electricity generation and another that relies on marginal CO2 intensities.

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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Energy Policy.

    Volume (Year): 60 (2013)
    Issue (Month): C ()
    Pages: 803-812

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:60:y:2013:i:c:p:803-812

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    Keywords: Electricity savings; CO2 emission reduction; CO2 intensity;

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