IAEE Members and subscribers to The Energy Journal: Please log in to access the full text article or receive discounted pricing for this article.

Renewable Energy and Long-Term Energy Planning

Even without any energy crisis, exploiting renewable sources of energy appears more and more important to ensure the reliability of long-term supply and to provide relief now. According to the Canadian Office of Energy Research and Development, in 1985 renewable energy sources (excluding large hydro developments) contributed to yearly needs as much energy as frontier oil and gas fields combined are expected to yield by the turn of the century. This contribution was not forecast in official studies, and this failure demands that we look into the causes.

Purchase ( $25 )

Energy Specializations: Renewables – Policy and Regulation

JEL Codes: Q42: Alternative Energy Sources, Q41: Energy: Demand and Supply; Prices, Q31: Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Demand and Supply; Prices, Q38: Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation: Government Policy, Q21: Renewable Resources and Conservation: Demand and Supply; Prices

Keywords: Renewable Energy, Energy planning, MARKAL, SEP model

DOI: 10.5547/ISSN0195-6574-EJ-Vol9-No3-7

Published in Volume 9, Number 3 of the bi-monthly journal of the IAEE's Energy Economics Education Foundation.


© 2024 International Association for Energy Economics | Privacy Policy | Return Policy