The Political Economy of Renewable Energy and Energy Security

Common Challenges and National Responses in Japan, China and Northern Europe

  • Espen Moe
  • Paul Midford

Part of the Energy, Climate and the Environment book series (ECE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

    1. Espen Moe
      Pages 1-18
  3. Energy Security

  4. Renewable Technologies and Politics

  5. Energy and Politics: Solutions and Policy Frameworks

  6. Conclusions

    1. Paul Midford
      Pages 318-324
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 325-333

About this book


Bringing together renewable energy and energy security, this book covers both the politics and political economy of renewables and energy security and analyzes renewable technologies in diverse and highly topical countries: Japan, China and Northern Europe.


climate change development electricity energy energy policy environment Europe photovoltaics political economy renewable energy transition wind

Editors and affiliations

  • Espen Moe
    • 1
  • Paul Midford
    • 1
  1. 1.Norwegian University of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway

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