Optimal Carbon Sequestration Policies in Leaky Reservoirs

Jean-Marie, Alain, Moreaux, Michel and Tidball, Mabel (2014) Optimal Carbon Sequestration Policies in Leaky Reservoirs. TSE Working Paper, n. 14-528

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Abstract

We study in this report a model of optimal Carbon Capture and Storage in which the reservoir of sequestered carbon is leaky, and pollution eventually is released into the atmosphere. We formulate the social planner problem as an optimal control program and we describe the optimal consumption paths as a function of the initial conditions, the physical constants and the economical parameters. In particular, we show that the presence of leaks may lead to situations which do not occur otherwise, including that of non-monotonous price paths for the energy.

Item Type: Monograph (Working Paper)
Language: English
Date: 26 May 2014
Subjects: B- ECONOMIE ET FINANCE
Divisions: Toulouse School of Economics - TSE
Site: UT1
Date Deposited: 16 Mar 2015 14:50
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2017 15:12
OAI ID: oai:tse-fr.eu:28552
URI: http://publications.ut-capitole.fr/id/eprint/16594

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