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Analysis of Five Policy Cases in the Field of Energy Policy

  • Dominik Bär
  • Maria A. WimmerEmail author
  • Jozef Glova
  • Anastasia Papazafeiropoulou
  • Laurence Brooks
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Part of the Public Administration and Information Technology book series (PAIT, volume 10)

Abstract

While the twentieth century is considered as the century of population explosion and burning of fossil fuels, environmental policies and the transition to effectively use renewable energy sources have become a priority of strategies in regions, countries and internationally. Different projects have been initiated to study the best suitable transition process towards renewable energy. In addition, an increasing number of climate change and energy policies is being formulated and released at distinct levels of governments. Many of these policies and projects pursue the aim of switching from energy sources like fossil fuels or nuclear power to renewable energy sources like solar, wind or water. The aim of this chapter is to provide foundations of policy implementation and particular methods as well as to investigate five policy implementation cases through a comparative analysis.

Keywords

Renewable Energy Renewable Energy Source Clean Development Mechanism Policy Instrument Policy Implementation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dominik Bär
    • 1
  • Maria A. Wimmer
    • 1
    Email author
  • Jozef Glova
    • 2
  • Anastasia Papazafeiropoulou
    • 3
  • Laurence Brooks
    • 3
  1. 1.University of Koblenz-LandauKoblenzGermany
  2. 2.Technical University KosiceKosiceSlovakia
  3. 3.Brunel UniversityUxbridgeUK

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