Energy | Article
Frontiers in the economics of energy efficiency
09 March 2016
BY: DE MIGUEL Carlos, Xavier Labandeira, LÖSCHEL Andreas
Energy economics, 2015, Vol. 52, S1-S4, pp. 51-54
Energy efficiency has become an essential instrument to obtain effective greenhouse gas mitigation and reduced energy dependence. This introductory article contextualizes the contributions of the supplemental issue by showing the new setting for energy efficiency economics and policy; discussing the role of price instruments to promote energy savings; presenting new approaches for energy efficiency policies; and placing energy efficiency within a wider energy and environmental framework.
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