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ENERGY VALUATION

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French Equivalent: Evaluation énergétique

Definition:
The energy theory of valuation attempts to replace monetary valuation, for example, in accounting or project costing by energy values. The underlying theory is based on the view that, in the final analysis, all goods are generated by solar energy.

Source Publication:
Glossary of Environment Statistics, Studies in Methods, Series F, No. 67, United Nations, New York, 1997.

Statistical Theme: Environmental statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, November 07, 2001