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de Vries, David (author)
Ethiopia’s energy demand is expected to increase sevenfold in the coming 30 years, resulting in increased variable renewable electricity (VRE) production by solar PV and wind. Energy storage acts as a buffer that mitigates the effects of over- or under-capacity in production by VRE. With 97% of global bulk energy storage, pumped hydro storage is...
master thesis 2023
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van den Berg, Pepijn (author)
By design, excise duties are primarily a tax which serves to generate revenue for the central government. However, when they are placed on fuels they can, from a consumer point of view, be regarded as similar to carbon taxes. Carbon pricing, and carbon taxes in particular, are often championed by experts in relation to reducing carbon emissions....
master thesis 2021
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Oosterom, Benjamin (author)
Efficient regulation is required in order to reduce carbon emissions and achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. The EU ETS is currently the most important regulatory instrument implemented for this purpose. Although the effects in terms of abatement are certain, the EU Emissions Trading System (ETS) introduces uncertainty with regard to the...
master thesis 2020
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de Vries, Maaike (author)
In 2015, the UN climate agreement was signed by the Netherlands, which has the central aim to “strengthen the global response to the threat of climate change by keeping a global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius and to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase even further to 1.5 degrees Celsius” (UNFCCC, 2018)....
master thesis 2019
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Storm, S.T.H. (author)
Mainstream climate economics takes global warming seriously, but perplexingly concludes that the optimal economic policy is to almost do nothing about it. This conclusion can be traced to just a few “normative” assumptions, over which there exists fundamental disagreement amongst economists. This paper explores two axes of this disagreement. The...
journal article 2016
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