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Financing Solar Repowering and the Quantification of External Benefits

Encouragement of investment in domestic energy projects capable of displacing imported petroleum is a central objective of U.S. energy policy. Private industry will be the primary vehicle for developing improvements in efficiency of new technologies, reducing costs to levels competitive with conventional technologies, and building the required industrial infrastructure.

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Energy Specializations: Energy Investment and Finance – Project Finance; Renewables – Solar

JEL Codes:
G32 - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
Q51 - Valuation of Environmental Effects

Keywords: Solar power, Investment, US, Energy policy, Financing

DOI: 10.5547/ISSN0195-6574-EJ-Vol3-No2-9

Published in Volume 3, Number 2 of The Quarterly Journal of the IAEE's Energy Economics Education Foundation.