Effects of increasing indigenous coal share in Turkey’s electricity generation mix on key economic and environmental indicators: An extended input–output analysis

  • Levent Aydın
  • Energy Exploration & Exploitation, October 2017, SAGE Publications
  • DOI: 10.1177/0144598717737694

Sustainabilty of power generation with indigeneous coal

What is it about?

Paper extends the traditional input-output analysis by combining economic and environmental indicators in physical and monetary units has provided a consistent tool for analyzing energy, economy, and environment interactions at sectoral levels. Paper has proved adequate for the evaluation of greater coal use on economic and environmental indicators in prospective policy scenario.

Why is it important?

This paper evaluates economic and environmental impacts of using more domestic coal (lignite) in electricity generation on Turkish economy. Electricity generation for sustainable development is not only the main issue in Turkey, but it is also vital one for many countries around the world.


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