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Exploring sustainable energy future in Reunion Island

Abstract : To cope with dependency of imported fossil fuels, high shares of renewable energy sources are expected to expand in electricity production in Small Islands. The case of Reunion Island that aims at having an electricity generation based to 100% on renewable energies by 2030 is analyzed using a bottom-up cost-optimization TIMES model. Future production mixes are providing according to different scenarios focusing on alternatives renewable energy sources. The case of Reunion Island provides a good example for the definition of an energy policy fostering renewable technologies to supply electricity and highlighting the crucial role of incentives policies.
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Sandrine Selosse, Olivia Ricci, Sabine Garabedian, Nadia Maïzi. Exploring sustainable energy future in Reunion Island. Utilities Policy, Elsevier, 2018, 55, pp.158 - 166. ⟨10.1016/j.jup.2018.10.006⟩. ⟨hal-01924755⟩

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