State-Owned Enterprises and the Low-Carbon Transition

This paper explores the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the low-carbon transition in OECD and G20 countries. It tracks GHG emissions and energy investments by SOEs and analyses the impact of SOEs on investments in renewable electricity. A descriptive analysis of SOEs' role in the elec...

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Main Author: Prag, Andrew
Other Authors: Röttgers, Dirk, Scherrer, Ivo
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Paris OECD Publishing 2018
Series:OECD Environment Working Papers
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Collection: OECD Books and Papers - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This paper explores the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in the low-carbon transition in OECD and G20 countries. It tracks GHG emissions and energy investments by SOEs and analyses the impact of SOEs on investments in renewable electricity. A descriptive analysis of SOEs' role in the electricity sector shows the continued importance of SOEs, including prominent investments in both renewables and fossil-fuel-based electricity generation.
Physical Description:57 p