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Prospects of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in India’s power sector – An integrated assessment


  • Viebahn, Peter
  • Vallentin, Daniel
  • Höller, Samuel


The aim of the present article is to conduct an integrated assessment in order to explore whether CCS could be a viable technological option for significantly reducing future CO2 emissions in India.

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  • Viebahn, Peter & Vallentin, Daniel & Höller, Samuel, 2014. "Prospects of carbon capture and storage (CCS) in India’s power sector – An integrated assessment," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 117(C), pages 62-75.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:117:y:2014:i:c:p:62-75
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.11.054

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