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China's Energy Transition: Performance, Possibilities and Pathways

Wang, Dong ORCID: 0000-0001-9454-3126 (2018) China's Energy Transition: Performance, Possibilities and Pathways. PhD thesis, The University of Western Australia.

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This research analyses China’s energy transition in terms of its performance, possible energy mix and transition pathways. The research investigates the relationship between energy transition and economic growth; examines the extent to which modern energy can substitute for traditional energy, and identifies the drivers of energy transition. The findings suggest that China’s transition to cleaner energy is accelerating. This is due to growth raising the capital intensity of the Chinese economy which increases substitutability between fuels and reduces the prices of modern fuels.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD thesis)
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Uncontrolled Keywords: energy; China; economy; economic growth; capital intensity
Subjects: FOR Classification > 1402 Applied Economics
Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute for Sustainable Industries and Liveable Cities
SWORD Depositor: Symplectic Elements
Depositing User: Symplectic Elements
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2019 05:24
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 05:24
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/38244
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