External cost of electricity generation in Baltic States

Dalia Streimikiene, Inge Roos, Janis Rekis

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Abstract

This article deals with external cost of electricity generation in Baltic States. The costs of electricity generation and distribution are the most important criteria shaping decisions within the electricity system. However, the external cost due to air pollution should also be adequately taken into account seeking to promote new and clean technologies for electricity generation. External costs of electricity generation in the main power plants burning fossil fuel were calculated based on ExternE methodology for Baltic States during EU Framework 6 project CASES. The article presents the first results of external cost of electricity generation in Baltic States.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)863-870
Number of pages8
JournalRenewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 2009
Externally publishedYes

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Keywords

  • Electricity generation
  • External cost

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment

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