volume 21, issue 1, P88-110 2005
DOI: 10.1093/oxrep/gri005
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Abstract: Comparisons of resource assessments suggest resource constraints are not an obstacle to the large-scale deployment of renewable energy technologies. Economic analysis identifies barriers to the adoption of renewable energy sources resulting from market structure, competition in an uneven playing field and various non-market place barriers. However, even if these barriers are removed, the problem of 'technology lock-out' remains. The key policy response is strategic deployment coupled with increased R&D support…

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