Alternative low-carbon electricity pathways in Switzerland and it’s neighbouring countries under a nuclear phase-out scenario

Alternative low-carbon electricity pathways in Switzerland and it’s neighbouring countries... •Development of a TIMES electricity model to study nuclear phase-out, CO2 mitigation.•Optimal for Switzerland to import electricity than invest in renewable technologies.•Achieving CO2 emission reduction on European scale optimal than national targets.•CCS technology indispensable for achievement of climate mitigation targets.•Non-nuclear supply options increase the cost of electricity supply by 30–70%. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Applied Energy Elsevier

Alternative low-carbon electricity pathways in Switzerland and it’s neighbouring countries under a nuclear phase-out scenario

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd
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0306-2619
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10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.03.084
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Abstract

•Development of a TIMES electricity model to study nuclear phase-out, CO2 mitigation.•Optimal for Switzerland to import electricity than invest in renewable technologies.•Achieving CO2 emission reduction on European scale optimal than national targets.•CCS technology indispensable for achievement of climate mitigation targets.•Non-nuclear supply options increase the cost of electricity supply by 30–70%.

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Applied EnergyElsevier

Published: Jun 15, 2016

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