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Memorias de investigación
Who is in the driver seat? Evolution of actors in the renewable electricity industry.
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingenierías
There is consensus about a need to reduce the amount of green-house gas emission in the electricity industry to be able to deal with the probable consequences of climate change. This necessitates extensive investments in technologies used to generate electricity from renewable energy sources (RES-E). To stimulate such investments, governments have enacted several policy instruments. However, the outcomes of these instruments are mixed. This thesis delineates two reasons for the different effects of policies. First, the development of the renewable electricity industry hinges on a set of driving forces that differ across regions, through the years and for different actors. Given that, policy instruments are not only driving forces behind the renewable electricity industry and can thus by themselves not explain its development. Second, RES-E investors comprise a heterogeneous group of actors whose perceptions of business opportunities vary substantially and are also based on a variety of driving forces.
Tipo de Tesis
Esta actividad pertenece a memorias de investigación
  • Director: Antonio Hidalgo Nuchera (UPM)
Grupos de investigación, Departamentos, Centros e Institutos de I+D+i relacionados
  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Innovación, Propiedad industrial y Política tecnológica (INNOPRO)
  • Departamento: Ingeniería de Organización, Administración de Empresas y Estadística
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