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Energy Strategies for the UK

1st Edition

By S. C. Littlechild, K. G. Vaidya

Routledge

254 pages

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Description

Originally published in 1982. This book describes a comprehensive and integrated model of the UK energy sector which focuses on decision-making and optimisation rather than on forecasting or simulation. It incorporates the production and investment policy of all the major fuels over a fifty-year horizon and analyses strategy under a variety of different assumptions about costs, demands, technology and future decisions. The chapters cover a wide spectrum of energy problems and policy, including scenarios of rising oil and gas prices, and there are striking calculations of the costs of a non-nuclear plus conservation strategy. Interesting reading for those concerned with energy policy.

Table of Contents

Preface 1. UK Energy Sector: Past, Present and Future 2. Survey of Energy Models 3. The Birmingham Energy Model: General Description 4. The Birmingham Energy Model: Mathematical Formulation and Data 5. Base Case Results 6. Base Case Sensitivity Analyses 7. International Trade Policy 8. Conservation 9. Non-nuclear Futures 10. Variable Demand 11. Summary, Updating and Conclusions

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Energy

Reissuing works originally published between 1964 and 1994, this set of ten volumes is an excellent collection of works on energy – production and consumption, economics and policy, conservation and the crisis. International in scope, the volumes look at household energy conditions, energy in the developing world, political history and various other issues within the world of fuel and power. This set is a resource for environment studies, economics, policy and politics, sociology, geography and other studies considering the use of energy in our world.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUS000000
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / General
BUS069020
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics
BUS069030
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Economics / Theory
BUS070040
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Industries / Energy Industries
NAT010000
NATURE / Ecology