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How Natural Gas can Displace Competing Fuels

  • Author: UN, ECE
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  • Page count: 24
  • Language(s) in this book: English

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ISBN: 9789210054577

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If there is to be a significant role for gas as a transition fuel, let alone as a destination fuel, governments and international institutions need to develop strategies that encourage the use of gas in the near- and medium-term while providing for a subsequent orderly transition towards a vastly increased use of renewables. Overall, renewables can be expected to provide low-cost electricity in much of the UNECE region and will be the prime beneficiary of the phasing out of coal by individual UNECE Member States. Renewables will be favoured both by investors seeking to profit from the market and by governments and politicians seeking to benefit from the provision of low-cost energy to the public whilst limiting the burden on public finances.