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Renewable Electricity Support Policy

Buckman, Greg


Renewable electricity (RES-E) is likely to play a major part in the reduction of Australia’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Because it is currently dearer than fossil-fuel-generated electricity, support mechanisms are needed to allow it to compete with fossil-fuel electricity. In the thesis I examine the generation and subsidy price performance of Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) and Feed-in Tariff (FIT) RES-E support mechanisms in the USA, eight Western European countries and Australia. I...[Show more]

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Date published: 2011-05-30
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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