Summary and Conclusion: Implications for Renewable Energy Instruments and Markets

  • Katrin Jordan-Korte


This research study presents the first systematic comparison of renewable energy instruments and markets in Germany, Japan and the United States. The aim of this study was to analyze government instruments used to promote renewable energy use in terms of national renewable energy market deployment, the development of renewable power generation costs (as a proxy for innovation) and international trading in renewable energy technologies. This study further asked why different approaches to promote renewable energies emerged in Germany, the United States and Japan.


Renewable Energy Renewable Energy Source Generation Cost International Energy Agency Renewable Energy Technology 
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© Gabler Verlag | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH 2011

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  • Katrin Jordan-Korte

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