A strategic investment planning model for China's coal and electricity delivery system

Michael Kuby, Susan Neuman, Chuntai Zhang, Peter Cook, Zhou Dadi, Terry Friesz, Shi Qingqi, Gao Shenhuai, Thawat Watanatada, Wei Cao, Xufei Sun, Zhijun Xie

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Abstract

In this paper, we describe a strategic investment planning model for China's coal and electricity delivery system, including the related sectors of the economy that offer non-transport strategies for reducing the demand for coal transportation. The model has been developed for policy analysis by the World Bank and China's State Planning Commission in order to deal with China's recurring coal and electricity shortages. Various aspects of the modeling system are described, including its precedents in the literature, its strengths and weaknesses, and its applications. An Appendix contains the mathematical formulation of the model, which involves mixed-integer programming.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-24
Number of pages24
JournalEnergy
Volume18
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1993

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Civil and Structural Engineering
  • Building and Construction
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Fuel Technology
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Pollution
  • Energy(all)
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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