Understanding why renewable energy policies succeed and fail is essential for a range of stakeholders in the energy and environmental sectors. Clear information on why and how to secure successful renewable energy markets is much needed. Renewable Energy Policy and Politics meets that need, bringing together the experience of world leaders in this ...
Understanding why renewable energy policies succeed and fail is essential for a range of stakeholders in the energy and environmental sectors. Clear information on why and how to secure successful renewable energy markets is much needed. Renewable Energy Policy and Politics meets that need, bringing together the experience of world leaders in this field. The book addresses the politics of renewable energy, the key players required to drive energy reform and those likely to resist change. The interplay between government, industry and society is discussed and explained with a balanced hand, offering a rare insight into political campaigning on energy. International case studies are included, complemented by a step-by-step breakdown of the elements required to achieve legislation. This book sets out the rules of the game, the stakes and the strategies for success. It will be an invaluable tool for policy makers, energy consultants, non-governmental organizations and other professionals working in the fields of energy policy, climate change and environmental policy. Students and researchers keen to enhance their knowledge of renewable energy markets and policy development will also find this essential reading.
Very Good. No Jacket. pp. 268. Hardcover copy c2006. Bright, clean, unmarked pages. Binding is firm. Cover shows slight wear only. Contents: 1 Introduction---2. Myths, Pitfalls and Oversights---3. Ten Features of Successful Renewable Markets---4. An A to Z of Stakeholders---5. The Politics of Achieving Legislation---6. A Harsh Environment: The Non-Fossil Fuel Obligation and the UK Renewable Industry---7. Renewable Policy Lessons from the US: The Need for Consistent and Stable Policies---8. Development of Renewable Energy in India: An Industry Perspective---9. Spanish Renewable Energy: Successes and Untapped Potential---10. A History of Support for Solar Photovoltaics in Germany---11. Sustainable Energy Policy Reform in Cambodia.
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