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Selling Solar: The Diffusion of Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets
     

Selling Solar: The Diffusion of Renewable Energy in Emerging Markets

by Damian Miller
 

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ISBN-10: 1844075184

ISBN-13: 9781844075188

Pub. Date: 02/28/2009

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

To solve the climate crisis, the world must make a wholesale shift to renewable energy technologies. With surging growth in emerging markets, this transformation takes on even greater urgency. The challenges - and opportunities - are immense.

Overview

To solve the climate crisis, the world must make a wholesale shift to renewable energy technologies. With surging growth in emerging markets, this transformation takes on even greater urgency. The challenges - and opportunities - are immense.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844075188
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
02/28/2009
Edition description:
1
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables vii

List of acronyms and abbreviations xi

Prologue xiii

Acknowledgements xxv

Part I Solar and Diffusion Theory 1

1 Solar in emerging markets 3

2 Diffusion theory and entrepreneurship 27

3 Theory applied to solar 51

Part II Case Studies in Entrepreneurship and Policy Formation 69

4 Solar goes commercial 71

5 Entrepreneurs as agents of change 87

6 The World Bank on a learning curve 147

Part III Policy and Conclusions 173

7 Policy guidance: Seeing it like an entrepreneur 175

8 Solar tomorrow: 100 million solar homes 217

9 Accelerating a renewable energy future 237

Notes 267

References 287

Index 297

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