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Assessing and Factoring in Conditions and Barriers that Limit the Projection Range of Prospective Development of the Energy Sector

  • Yuri D. KononovEmail author
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Abstract

We develop a provisional concept of barriers in the energy sector, highlighting major problems and challenges that are part of the research, and providing tentative solutions. We provide a taxonomy of constraints and barriers of the energy sector development. Barriers are defined as existing bottlenecks that can potentially hinder the development of energy systems under the conditions anticipated for a given time period. They are identified by way of juxtaposing the energy sector development requirements and the capacity to meet them. Quantitative estimates of barriers can serve as constraints in economic and mathematical models that are employed for making projections. Original methods that address these issues are provided, including those targeting inertia-induced barriers, temporal barriers, and investment barriers.

Keywords

Barriers Inertia Investment risks Development constraints NPV 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.IrkutskRussia

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