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Improving the electricity efficiency in South Africa through a benchmark-and-trade system

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  • Inglesi-Lotz, Roula
  • Blignaut, James N.

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The improvement of energy efficiency is considered internationally as one of the ways to ensure energy security of supply, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and mitigate the negative consequences of the climate change. In this paper, we propose a benchmark-and-trade system to improve the electricity intensity in South Africa in an effort towards the reduction of the country's emissions.

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  • Inglesi-Lotz, Roula & Blignaut, James N., 2014. "Improving the electricity efficiency in South Africa through a benchmark-and-trade system," Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Elsevier, vol. 30(C), pages 833-840.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:rensus:v:30:y:2014:i:c:p:833-840
    DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2013.11.028
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    1. Bohlmann, Jessika & Bohlmann, Heinrich & Inglesi-Lotz, Roula & van Heerden, Jan, 2016. "An economy-wide evaluation of new power generation in South Africa: The case of Medupi and Kusile," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 97(C), pages 450-460.
    2. Jessica A. Bohlmann & Heinrich R. Bohlmann & Roula Inglesi-Lotz, 2015. "An Economy-Wide Evaluation of New Power Generation in South Africa: The Case of Kusile and Medupi," Working Papers 201540, University of Pretoria, Department of Economics.
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