Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2009.12.030
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dc.titleA comparative analysis of renewable electricity support mechanisms for Southeast Asia
dc.contributor.authorSovacool, B.K.
dc.date.accessioned2011-03-04T07:00:38Z
dc.date.available2011-03-04T07:00:38Z
dc.date.issued2010
dc.identifier.citationSovacool, B.K. (2010). A comparative analysis of renewable electricity support mechanisms for Southeast Asia. Energy 35 (4) : 1779-1793. ScholarBank@NUS Repository. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2009.12.030
dc.identifier.issn03605442
dc.identifier.urihttp://scholarbank.nus.edu.sg/handle/10635/20528
dc.description.abstractThis study evaluates the applicability of eight renewable electricity policy mechanisms for Southeast Asian electricity markets. It begins by describing the methodology behind 90 research interviews of stakeholders in the electricity industry. It then outlines four justifications given by respondents for government intervention to support renewables in Southeast Asia: unpriced negative externalities, counteracting subsidies for conventional energy sources, the public goods aspect of renewable energy, and the presence of non-technical barriers. The article develops an analytical framework to evaluate renewable portfolio standards, green power programs, public research and development expenditures, systems benefits charges, investment tax credits, production tax credits, tendering, and feed-in tariffs in Southeast Asia. It assesses each of these mechanisms according to the criteria of efficacy, cost effectiveness, dynamic efficiency, equity, and fiscal responsibility. The study concludes that one mechanism, feed-in tariffs, is both the most preferred by respondents and the only one that meets all criteria. © 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
dc.description.urihttp://libproxy1.nus.edu.sg/login?url=http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2009.12.030
dc.sourceScopus
dc.subjectRenewable electricity
dc.subjectRenewable energy
dc.subjectSoutheast Asia
dc.typeArticle
dc.contributor.departmentLEE KUAN YEW SCHOOL OF PUBLIC POLICY
dc.description.doi10.1016/j.energy.2009.12.030
dc.description.sourcetitleEnergy
dc.description.volume35
dc.description.issue4
dc.description.page1779-1793
dc.description.codenENEYD
dc.identifier.isiut000277218100032
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