Power sector asset stranding effects of climate policies

  title={Power sector asset stranding effects of climate policies},
  author={Deǧer Saygin and Jasper Rigter and Ben Caldecott and Nicholas Wagner and Dolf Gielen},
  journal={Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy},
  pages={99 - 124}
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