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Cheaper, cleaner, more reliable: why invest in cross-border power-trading

Chattopadhyay, Deb and Wijayatunga, Priyantha D. and Fernando, P. N. (2015) Cheaper, cleaner, more reliable: why invest in cross-border power-trading. International Growth Centre Blog (09 Nov 2015). Blog.

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Abstract

Despite improvements to energy supply over the years, many Indian states still face frequent power shortages. Meanwhile, neighboring Nepal and Bhutan have large reserves of untapped hydro power with the potential to meet unserved demand for energy in major load centres. Investing in interconnections could also contribute to significant reductions in CO2 emissions. Today’s blog quantifies potential gains from an integrated South Asian power.

Item Type: Website (Blog)
Official URL: http://www.theigc.org/
Additional Information: © 2015 The Author(s)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor
H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Research centres and groups > International Growth Centre (IGC)
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2017 13:50
Last Modified: 20 Jun 2017 13:50
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/81829

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