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By Alberto Ansuategi, Juan Delgado, Ibon Galarraga

Addressing the main matters linked to eco-friendly power and effort potency, this ebook examines the economics of power from the theoretical in addition to utilized views. It makes a worthwhile contribution to present dialogue round setting and weather swap matters, and gives an research of the socioeconomic and policy-oriented facets of this subject. every one bankruptcy is self-contained and tackles the basic concerns and newest advancements of a specific sub-topic. Combining rigour and accessibility, this ebook permits non-specialized readers to appreciate the complexity of the subject, and to likewise entry the main suitable and up to date literature. It at the same time allows extra really good readers to increase their knowing of advanced power subject matters and it offers a entire evaluation of the state-of-the-art advancements of the problems lined by way of the book.

This booklet covers very important issues together with law for eco-friendly strength, the advertising of eco-friendly strength and potency, the demanding situations and innovations of renewable power, and potency in monetary sectors. it's meant for researchers and postgraduates with an curiosity in strength, weather switch and environmental economics, and in addition policymakers and effort companies.

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E. at risk of relocation outside the EU). • The possibility is also envisaged of an activity with intensive electricity consumption being affected by carbon leakage as a result of electricity becoming more expensive due to the implementation of the emissions allowance trading scheme. • For efficiency reasons, Member States are allowed to exclude small installations from the EU ETS. e. JIM and the CDM—is limited in accordance with the principle of complementarity: the total volume may not exceed 50 % of the reduction.

There has been an alarming absence of coordination between the central government and the Autonomous Regions, which has created contradictory messages in the various legislations. On the one hand, the existence of different taxes in different regions has led to a break in the single market and the transfer of revenue between Autonomous Regions. Rather than environmental logic, the logic of revenue has been applied, meaning that the regions have ended up applying taxes to installations that already existed in their territories, regardless of their environmental impact, instead of preventing the creation of others that might create more pollution.

One important indication of the lack of sustainability of the transport sector in the OECD countries is the rising trend in CO2 emissions, which is often one of the factors that most hinder the emission reduction commitments undertaken by countries. Obviously, the tax on fuel used in transport is a major environmental signal. However, the fact that its origin, design and motivations fall entirely outside this scope mean that it is not often used to address the challenges faced in this sector. Secondly, apart from the taxes in other sectors, such as electricity, consumers commit to costs, make contributions, and are even asked to provide funds with a view to funding compliance with environmental or energy targets set by governments.

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