Power production and the price of electricity: An analysis of a phaseout of Swedish nuclear power
AbstractIn this paper the effects of a phaseout of Swedish nuclear power combined with different CO2 emission goals, are studied. The vital relationship between the national electricity market and the regional markets for heating is modeled in detail in a dynamic partial equilibrium environment. It is shown that phasing out nuclear power while restricting future CO2 emissions to the 1990 level implies a significant increase in electricity prices and a substantial loss in welfare.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Stockholm School of Economics in its series Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance with number 105.
Length: 33 pages
Date of creation: Mar 1996
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Electricity; nuclear phaseout; dynamic partial equilibrium; CO2 emissions; firm objectives;
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- Q48 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Energy - - - Government Policy
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- Bergman, Lars & Andersson, Bo, 1995. "Market Structure and the Price of Electricity: An ex ante Analysis of the deregulated Swedish Electricity Market," Working Paper Series in Economics and Finance, Stockholm School of Economics 47, Stockholm School of Economics.
- Bo Andersson & Lars Bergman, 1995. "Market Structure and the Price of Electricity: An Ex Ante Analysis of the Deregulated Swedish Electricity Market," The Energy Journal, International Association for Energy Economics, International Association for Energy Economics, vol. 0(Number 2), pages 97-110.
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