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What are the possibilities to generate a shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy? This book discusses the socio-economic mechanisms that enhance renewable energy in businesses and households. That discussion is largely based on the interpretation of statistical data on energy resources and pollution, historical changes in energy technologies and services, innovations in the energy markets, consumption growth of renewable energy, as well as the decarbonisation and valorisation trends across countries. All that data is public, but the interpretation is the author’s responsibility. In this introductory chapter, the aims and assumptions, theoretical perspectives on innovations, data and methods, and contents of the book are presented.

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Krozer, Y. (2022). Introduction. In: Economics of Renewable Energy. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-90804-1_1

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