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Are you developing strategies for a future sustainable energy supply? Are you designing policies to deploy renewable energy technologies in your country? Are you looking for new tools and measures to make your policies more effective? Are you planning to make decisions on renewable energy investments in certain countries and are you checking their policy robustness?
Let the IEA guide you into successful, efficient and effective policies and decisions for accelerating deployment of renewable energy. Learn about the six policy actions that are essential ingredients for your policy portfolio:
- Alliance Building
- Target Setting
- Integration in economic policies
- Optimizing existing instruments and
- Neutralizing disadvantages on the playing field
This book shows why and how successful renewable energy strategies work. Many recent and actual examples of best cases and experiences in policies--based on literature and interviews--show how policies can best mobilize national and international renewable energy business and the financial institutions, while creating broad support. The book is an initiative of the IEA-RETD, an international agreement between nine countries to investigate and accelerate the deployment of renewable energy deployment.
- Presents you with a variety of policy options that have been proven to accelerate the deployment of renewable energy technologies
- Based on experiences around the world at the local, regional and national levels
- Includes the IEA’s ACTION star, a decision-making tool for developing a consolidated renewables policy framework
- Find inspiration in this guide’s depiction of the significant renewable energy developments to date and the many examples of successful policies featured
Government and business leaders, NGOs, researchers and financers in the Energy sector, particularly those involved in renewables deployment
Roadmap to READy
Part I: Trends and Outlooks
Global and Regional Trends in Renewable Energy
What is possible and by when?
Drivers and Barriers
Part II: Policy Experiences and Lessons Learned
Policies to get on track: An overview
Policies for power markets
Heating and cooling policies
Energy systems change – policies for the transition
Policies for Financing Renewables
Part III: The Road Ahead
Getting on track: Lessons learned for the road ahead
Appendix A: Players in the field
Appendix B. References
Appendix C. Relevant RETD Studies
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- © Elsevier 2013
- 11th December 2012
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Rolf de Vos (MSc.) graduated from the Utrecht University in Physics. Already during his study he specialized as a newspaper journalist (in both sports and science). After graduation he became a fulltime science journalist. Since 1988 he has been working as an energy and environment journalist (editor-in-chief), reporting on climate change issues, sustainability, energy efficiency and renewable energy, but also on topics regarding fossil fuels and nuclear energy. As of 2002, he works as a journalist at Ecofys, offering writing and communication services to a large number of clients. His main working fields: policies, technologies, economy and markets regarding the application of energy efficiency, renewable energy, clean fossil fuels, nuclear energy in different sectors: power generation, industry, transport and households.
Journalist, Ecofys Netherlands BV
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