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Energy Policy Analysis and Modelling

Series: Cambridge Energy and Environment Series

By: M Munasinghe and P Meier

357 pages, Tables, line diagrams

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Aug 1993 | #23570 | ISBN: 0521363268
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About this book

Presents a hierarchical modelling scheme intended to support energy planning and policy analysis in developing countries. Environmental considerations are also introduced into the analysis.

The authors make a definite contribution to the field of energy policy and related areas. The use of case studies to supplement theoretical issues makes the work accessible to reasearchers and practicioners alike. The International Trade Journal "The authors make a definite contribution to the field of energy policy and related areas. The use of case studies to supplement theoretical issues makes the work accessible to reseachers and practitioners alike." Alfred Lewis, International Trade Journal


Contents

Part I. Conceptual Framework: 1. Introductory ideas; 2. Integrated national energy planning; 3. The role of modelling in energy policy analysis; Part II. Basic Techniques: 4. Energy balances; 5. Demand projection; 6. Optimisation models; 7. Energy-environmental interactions; Part III. Subsectoral Analysis: 8. The electricity subsector; 9. The fuelwood subsector; Part IV. Sectoral Integration: 10. Pricing; 11. Energy-economic linkages; 12. Energy sector models; Part V. Implementation: 13. Institutional arrangements; 14. Implementing the analytical process; 15. Case study: Sri Lanka; 16. Case study: Morocco; Bibliography.

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