External Cost Calculation

Publication - 2005-04-20
European Commission conducted the cross-national study on the socio-environmental damages due to electricity generation over 10 years. The study concludes a set of “external cost” reference brought by different fuel sources. The study has been used as a reference for EU countries in various energy and environmental policy, such as Carbon Dioxide reduction target, energy tax, air emission cap, renewable energy support and funding policy, as well as other air quality improvement strategies, etc.