Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/22558
Title: The impact of an ETS on the Australian energy sector: An integrated CGE and electricity modelling approach
Contributor(s): Meng, Xianming  (author)orcid ; Siriwardana, Mahinda  (author); McNeill, Judith  (author); Nelson, Tim (author)
Publication Date: 2018
DOI: 10.1016/j.eneco.2017.11.017
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/22558
Abstract: This paper utilises a new computable general equilibrium (CGE) model which integrates an electricity supply model to gauge the effects of a national emissions trading scheme (ETS) on the Australian energy sector and the broader economy. The modelling results show that an ETS can reduce emissions effectively and with a relatively small impact on the overall economy. But the impact of the ETS on individual sectors varies. Wind electricity generation is projected to benefit greatly. Brown coal electricity and gas electricity are expected to be adversely affected substantially. Somewhat surprisingly, the impact on black coal electricity is negative but relatively small.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Grant Details: ARC/LP120200192
Source of Publication: Energy Economics, v.69, p. 213-224
Publisher: Elsevier BV
Place of Publication: The Netherlands
ISSN: 0140-9883
1873-6181
Field of Research (FOR): 149902 Ecological Economics
140205 Environment and Resource Economics
Socio-Economic Outcome Codes: 859802 Management of Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Electricity Generation
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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