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Vested Interests, Energy Policy and Renewables in Japan, China, Norway and Denmark

  • Espen Moe
Part of the Energy, Climate and the Environment book series (ECE)

Abstract

This book looks at many different aspects of renewable energy and renewable energy policy. In the rhetoric of almost every country, energy issues, including the installation and phasing-in of renewable energy, have a high priority. Both for peak oil and climate reasons, credible alternatives to fossil fuels ought to have a bright future. We pretty much know that an energy transition, away from fossil fuels, must eventually take place. And still, despite a certain amount of policy convergence, if we look at the enthusiasm with which various countries have implemented renewable policies, we see major differences. This chapter suggests one answer as to why.

Keywords

Wind Turbine Wind Power Wind Farm Energy Policy Vested Interest 
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