Australian electricity supply: orientations to growth and prospects for sustainability Online publication date: Mon, 01-Oct-2007
by G. Smith
International Journal of Environment, Workplace and Employment (IJEWE), Vol. 3, No. 1, 2007
Abstract: In the new competitive order, Australian electricity systems have been oriented to growth of electricity sales based on low margins and the capture of market share. Electricity is a premium fuel. The second law of thermodynamics testifies to this, as does the relationship between coal-fired electricity and the negative externality of greenhouse warming. Electricity prices should reflect its status as a premium fuel. Ease of transition in such a regime would be fostered by the taking up of options for energy efficiency and renewable sources of supply.
Online publication date: Mon, 01-Oct-2007
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