Publications of the Project: Fossil Resource markets and climate policy: Stranded assets, Expectations and the political Economy of climate change (FoReSee)

3 results, from 1
Diskussionspapiere 1790 / 2019

The Death Spiral of Coal in the USA: Will New U.S. Energy Policy Change the Tide?

The Trump administration has promised to stop the spiraling down of the U.S. coal industry that has been going on for several years. We discuss the origins of the decline of the U.S. coal industry and new policy interventions by the Trump administration. We find that a further decrease of coal consumption in the U.S. electricity sector must be expected because of the old and inefficient U.S. coal-fired ...

2019| Roman Mendelevitch, Christian Hauenstein, Franziska Holz
DIW Berlin - Politikberatung kompakt 142 / 2019

Yemen's Solar Revolution: Developments, Challenges, Opportunities; Report with Policy Recommendations Based on Results from Research Projects Financed by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research ("FoReSee", 01LA1811B) and the Energy Access and Development Program ("The Future of Yemen's Energy Sector“)

Yemen has been involved in a civil war with foreign military intervention since 2014. Throughout the conflict, the majority of the population have been cut off from the public electricity grid. However, as alternatives have been unavailable, the country has turned to decentralised solar energy, giving rise to an unprecedented deployment of solar (home) systems. This report uses own calculations, new ...

2019| Dawud Ansari, Claudia Kemfert, Hashem al-Kuhlani
Externe referierte Aufsätze

The Death Spiral of Coal in the U.S. Will Changes in U.S. Policy Turn the Tide?

The administration of U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to stop the ongoing spiralling down of the U.S. coal industry. We discuss the origins of the decline and assess the effects of policy interventions by the Trump administration. We find that, with fierce competition from natural gas and renewables, a further decrease of coal consumption must be expected by the old and inefficient U.S. coal-fired ...

In: Climate Policy 19 (2019), 10, S. 1310-1324 | Roman Mendelevitch, Christian Hauenstein, Franziska Holz
3 results, from 1