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Title: Estimating Externalities of Hydro Fuel Cycles, Report 6

Abstract

There are three major objectives of this hydropower study: (1) to implement the methodological concepts that were developed in the background document (ORNL/RFF 1992) as a means of estimating the external costs and benefits of fuel cycles and, by so doing, to demonstrate their application to the hydroelectric fuel cycle (different fuel cycles have unique characteristics that need to be addressed in different ways); (2) to develop, given the time and resources, the best range of estimates of externalities associated with hydroelectric projects, using two benchmark projects at two reference sites in the US; and (3) to assess the state of the information that is available to support the estimation of externalities associated with the hydroelectric fuel cycle and, by so doing, to assist in identifying gaps in knowledge and in setting future research agendas. The main consideration in defining these objectives was a desire to have more information about externalities and a better method for estimating them. As set forth in the agreement between the US and the EC, the study is explicitly and intentionally not directed at any one audience. This study is about a methodology for estimating externalities. It is not about how to use estimates ofmore » externalities in a particular policy context.« less

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab., TN (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (US)
OSTI Identifier:
757384
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-84OR21400
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1 Dec 1994
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
13 HYDRO ENERGY; 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANTS; COST BENEFIT ANALYSIS; COST ESTIMATION; RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT; INFORMATION NEEDS

Citation Formats

Barnthouse, L W, Cada, G F, Cheng, M -D, Easterly, C E, Kroodsma, R L, Lee, R, Shriner, D S, Tolbert, V R, and Turner, R S. Estimating Externalities of Hydro Fuel Cycles, Report 6. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.2172/757384.
Barnthouse, L W, Cada, G F, Cheng, M -D, Easterly, C E, Kroodsma, R L, Lee, R, Shriner, D S, Tolbert, V R, & Turner, R S. Estimating Externalities of Hydro Fuel Cycles, Report 6. United States. doi:10.2172/757384.
Barnthouse, L W, Cada, G F, Cheng, M -D, Easterly, C E, Kroodsma, R L, Lee, R, Shriner, D S, Tolbert, V R, and Turner, R S. Thu . "Estimating Externalities of Hydro Fuel Cycles, Report 6". United States. doi:10.2172/757384. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/757384.
@article{osti_757384,
title = {Estimating Externalities of Hydro Fuel Cycles, Report 6},
author = {Barnthouse, L W and Cada, G F and Cheng, M -D and Easterly, C E and Kroodsma, R L and Lee, R and Shriner, D S and Tolbert, V R and Turner, R S},
abstractNote = {There are three major objectives of this hydropower study: (1) to implement the methodological concepts that were developed in the background document (ORNL/RFF 1992) as a means of estimating the external costs and benefits of fuel cycles and, by so doing, to demonstrate their application to the hydroelectric fuel cycle (different fuel cycles have unique characteristics that need to be addressed in different ways); (2) to develop, given the time and resources, the best range of estimates of externalities associated with hydroelectric projects, using two benchmark projects at two reference sites in the US; and (3) to assess the state of the information that is available to support the estimation of externalities associated with the hydroelectric fuel cycle and, by so doing, to assist in identifying gaps in knowledge and in setting future research agendas. The main consideration in defining these objectives was a desire to have more information about externalities and a better method for estimating them. As set forth in the agreement between the US and the EC, the study is explicitly and intentionally not directed at any one audience. This study is about a methodology for estimating externalities. It is not about how to use estimates of externalities in a particular policy context.},
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year = {1994},
month = {12}
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