Environmental externalities: Applying the concept to Asian coal-based power generation
This report examines the concept of environmental externality. It discusses various factors -- the atmospheric transformations, relationship of point-source emissions to ambient air quality, dose-response relationships, applicable cause-and-effect principles, and risk and valuation research -- that are considered by a number of state utilities when they apply the environmental externality concept to energy resource planning. It describes a methodology developed by Argonne National Laboratory for general use in resource planning, in combination with traditional methods that consider the cost of electricity production. Finally, it shows how the methodology can be applied in Indonesia, Thailand, and Taiwan to potential coal-fired power plant projects that will make use of clean coal technologies.
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- Technical Report
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- Other Information: PBD: Mar 1993
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- Argonne National Lab., IL (United States). Environmental Assessment and Information Sciences Div.
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- Agency for International Development, Washington, DC (United States)
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- United States
- 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; 01 COAL, LIGNITE, AND PEAT; 20 FOSSIL-FUELED POWER PLANTS; ELECTRIC POWER; POWER GENERATION; COST; INDONESIA; THAILAND; TAIWAN 240700; 014000; 200500; 200600; ECONOMIC, INDUSTRIAL, AND BUSINESS ASPECTS; COMBUSTION; ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS; ECONOMIC, INDUSTRIAL, AND BUSINESS ASPECTS
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