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Analyzing policy support instruments and regulatory risk factors for wind energy deployment—A developers' perspective

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2011

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Lüthi, Sonja, and Prässler, Thomas, 2011, Analyzing policy support instruments and regulatory risk factors for wind energy deployment—A developers' perspective: Energy Policy, v. 39, iss. 9, p. 4876-4892.

Summary

A transition to a renewable energy system is high on the policy agenda in many countries. A promising energy source for a low-carbon energy future is wind. Policy-makers can attract wind energy development by providing attractive policy frameworks. This paper argues that apart from the level of financial support, both the risks stemming from the regulatory environment (legal security, administrative process and grid access) and the ability to finance projects play a critical role in determining the attractiveness of the development environment. It sheds light on how project developers trade off these different aspects and to what extent the attractiveness of a certain policy framework increases with the introduction of specific measures. [...]

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 0301-4215

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