Costs of Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions: A Case Study of India’s Power Generation Sector

Research, Preprint OPEN
Gupta, Manish;
(2006)
  • Publisher: Milano: Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM)
  • Subject: Marginal Abatement Costs, Distance Function, CO2 Emissions, Shadow Prices, Power Generation Sector | Distance Function | Power Generation Sector | Marginal Abatement Costs | Q40 | CO2 Emissions | Shadow Prices
    • ddc: ddc:330
      jel: jel:Q40

If India were to participate in any international effort towards mitigating CO2 emissions, the power sector which is one of the largest emitters of CO2 in the country would be required to play a major role. In this context the study estimates the marginal abatement cost... View more
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