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Electrification

Accelerating the Energy Transition

1st Edition - August 8, 2021

Editor: Pami Aalto

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 2 1 4 3 - 3
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 2 2 1 7 6 - 1

Electrification: Accelerating the Energy Transition offers a widely applicable framework to delineate context-sensitive pathways by which this transition can be accelerat… Read more

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Electrification: Accelerating the Energy Transition offers a widely applicable framework to delineate context-sensitive pathways by which this transition can be accelerated and lists the types of processes and structures that may hinder progress towards this goal. The framework draws insights from well-established literature, ranging from technological studies to socio-technical studies of energy transitions, on to strategic niche management approaches, (international) political economy approaches, and institutionalist literatures, while also adopting wider social theoretical ideas from structuration theory. Contributors discuss a multitude of case studies drawn from global examples of electrification projects.

Brief case studies and text boxes help users further understand this domain and the technological, infrastructural and societal structures that may exercise significant powers.