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European Energy Policy: Meeting the Security of Supply and Climate Change Challenges.

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The paper critiques current European energy policy. The key market failures are identified and the reasons for intervention set out. In addition to the traditional concerns with monopoly and market failure, the public goods aspects of diversity and security of supply, together with environmental failures are highlighted. Whilst in the 1980s and 1990s, market power dominated in the context of excess supply, the new priorities of security of supply and climate change require new policy instrume...

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Dieter Helm More by this author
Journal:
EIB Papers
Volume:
12
Publication date:
2007
URN:
uuid:1beb0ecd-96d0-4d78-8c42-6ead886303b3
Local pid:
oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:12603
Language:
English

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