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Energy, Climate and the Environment

Learning from Wind Power

Governance, Societal and Policy Perspectives on Sustainable Energy

Authors: Szarka, J., Cowell, R., Ellis, G., Strachan, P.A., Warren, C.

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Bringing together contributions from leading researchers, this volume reflects on the political, institutional and social factors that have shaped the recent expansion of wind energy, and to consider what lessons this experience may provide for the future expansion of other renewable technologies.

About the authors

PATRICK DEVINE-WRIGHT holds a chair in Human Geography at the University of Exeter, UK DAVID ELLIOTT Emeritus Professor in Technology Policy at the Open University, UK CLAIRE HAGGETT Lecturer in the Sociology of Sustainability at the University of Edinburgh, UK ROBERT HOBARTY Energy and sustainable development expert STEFANIE HUBER holds a master degree in Environmental Sciences and a certificate in teaching on environmental issues STEPHEN JAY Lecturer in the School of Environmental Sciences at the University of Liverpool, UK DAVID JONES Lecturer in Business Strategy and the Environment, Aberdeen Business School, Robert Gordon University, UK VOLKMAR LAUBER Professor in Comparative Politics at the University of Salzburg, Austria ALAIN NADAI Socio-economist and research director at CIRED, France MARTIN J. PASQUALETTI Professor of Geography in the School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning at Arizona State University, USA SIMON POWER Associate Director at Arup, UK

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'What the book does well is to identify and disucss several barriers to making wind projects more acceptable for communities and environmental groups...Learning from Wind Power is an accessible and weighty contribution to the field.' - Ralitsa Hiteva, Sustainable Consumption Institute and School of Environment and Development, University of Manchester, Environment and Planning


Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Wind Power: Towards a Sustainable Energy Future?

    Warren, Charles (et al.)

    Pages 1-14

  • Wind Power: Opportunities, Limits and Challenges

    Elliott, David

    Pages 17-37

  • Wind Power Policy in Germany and the UK: Different Choices Leading to Divergent Outcomes

    Lauber, Volkmar

    Pages 38-60

  • Wind Power and Spatial Planning in the UK

    Power, Simon (et al.)

    Pages 61-84

  • From Laggard to World Leader: The United Kingdom’s Adoption of Marine Wind Energy

    Jay, Stephen

    Pages 85-107

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learning from Wind Power
Book Subtitle
Governance, Societal and Policy Perspectives on Sustainable Energy
Authors
Series Title
Energy, Climate and the Environment
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-26527-2
DOI
10.1057/9781137265272
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-29874-3
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-33496-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 259
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