Bell, William (2012): Reviewing the climate change adaptation readiness of the Australian national electricity market institutions.
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This paper aims to identify climate change adaptation issues in the Australian National Electricity Market by assessing the robustness of the institutional arrangements that support effective adaptation. The paper finds that three major factors are hindering or are required for adaptation to climate change: institutional fragmentation both economically and politically; distorted transmission and distribution investment deferment mechanisms; and lacking mechanisms to develop a diversified energy portfolio. Proposed solutions to the three factors are discussed. These proposed solutions are tested and examined in forthcoming reports.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Reviewing the climate change adaptation readiness of the Australian national electricity market institutions|
|Keywords:||Climate change adaptation; electricity demand; electricity generation; transmission; distribution; Australian National Electricity Market|
|Subjects:||R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R2 - Household Analysis > R22 - Other Demand
O - Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth > O1 - Economic Development > O13 - Agriculture; Natural Resources; Energy; Environment; Other Primary Products
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q3 - Nonrenewable Resources and Conservation
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q0 - General > Q01 - Sustainable Development
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q2 - Renewable Resources and Conservation
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q4 - Energy
Q - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics > Q5 - Environmental Economics
L - Industrial Organization > L9 - Industry Studies: Transportation and Utilities > L94 - Electric Utilities
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R3 - Real Estate Markets, Production Analysis, and Firm Location > R38 - Government Policy; Regulatory Policy
|Depositing User:||Dr William Paul Bell|
|Date Deposited:||15. Apr 2012 11:02|
|Last Modified:||17. Feb 2013 07:21|
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