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Report May 31, 2013

Strategies for Expanding Natural Gas-Fired Electricity Generation in China: Economics and Policy

By Fredrich (Fritz) Kahrl, Jim Williams, Gabe Kwok, Hu Junfeng

Although natural gas comprises 2% of China’s current electricity mix, that share must increase if China is to meet its ambitious climate and air quality goals. In this study, commissioned by RAP and published in “Energy Review Strategies,” the authors modeled how changes in the price of natural gas relative to coal, the capital cost of natural gas power pla...

Energy Efficiency and Demand Response, Energy Efficiency Program Design, Energy Resource Planning, Grid-Scale Renewables, Market Design, Power Markets and Reliability, Role of Regulatory Institutions Download View Summary