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The economics of energy efficiency

Allan, Grant and Gilmartin, Michelle and McGregor, Peter and Swales, Kim and Turner, Karen (2009) The economics of energy efficiency. In: International Handbook on the Economics of Energy. Edward Elgar. ISBN 9781847203526

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Abstract

As an essential component for economic growth, energy has a significant impact on the global economy. The need to meet growing energy demand has prompted cutting-edge innovation in clean technology in an attempt to realise environmental and cost objectives, whilst ensuring the security of energy supply. This Handbook offers a comprehensive review of the economics of energy, including contributions from a distinguished array of international specialists. It provides a thorough discussion of the major research issues in this topical field of economics.