Power sector asset stranding effects of climate policies

  title={Power sector asset stranding effects of climate policies},
  author={D. Saygin and J. Rigter and Ben Caldecott and N. Wagner and D. Gielen},
  journal={Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy},
  pages={124 - 99}
  • D. Saygin, J. Rigter, +2 authors D. Gielen
  • Published 2019
  • Economics
  • Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy
  • ABSTRACT Energy sector decarbonization to limit the temperature rise to well-below 2°C will result in stranded assets and capital stock replacement before its technical lifetime ends. In this paper, stranded assets in the global power sector are quantified based on a simplified bottom-up analysis that considers the capital stock turnover of fossil fuel-fired power plants in the G20 countries between 2015 and 2050. Power sector transformation starting now based on accelerated deployment of… CONTINUE READING
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