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16. Energy Investment Issues

Author : Subhes C. Bhattacharyya

Published in: Energy Economics

Publisher: Springer London

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Abstract

This chapter introduces the issues related to energy-related investments and presents the economic arguments to analyse such issues. The presentation focuses on the global, cross-cutting issues on investment without specific focus on a particular country. It presents an overview of the investment needs and present main issues affecting investment and financing of investments. The chapter also touches on the effects of energy sector reform and global financial crises on investments in the sector.

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Footnotes
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In finance literature, financing on the strength of a company’s balance sheet is termed as balance sheet financing. Project finance on the other hand involves financing on the strengths of a project and the cash flow of the project is used to repay the capital invested.
 
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Metadata
Title
Energy Investment Issues
Author
Subhes C. Bhattacharyya
Copyright Year
2019
Publisher
Springer London
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4471-7468-4_16

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