Handbook of Research on Energy Entrepreneurship

Handbook of Research on Energy Entrepreneurship

by R. Wustenhagen

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848445512
Publisher: Elgar, Edward Publishing, Inc.
Publication date: 06/11/2011
Series: Elgar Original Reference Series
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Edited by Rolf Wüstenhagen, Good Energies Professor for Management of Renewable Energies and Director, Institute for Economy and the Environment, University of St Gallen, Switzerland and Robert Wuebker, Post Doctoral Fellow, Management Department, University of Utah, US

Table of Contents

Contents:
1. An Introduction to Energy Entrepreneurship Research
Rolf Wüstenhagen and Robert Wuebker
PART I: THE ROLE OF START-UP FIRMS IN ENERGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP
2. Market Failure, Market Dynamics and Entrepreneurial Innovation by Environmental Ventures
Elizabeth Garnsey, Nicola Dee and Simon Ford
3. Prolonged Gestation and Commitment to an Emerging Organizational Field: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Businesses in Minnesota 1993–2009
Alfred Marcus, Marc H. Anderson, Susan Cohen and Kathleen Sutcliffe
4. Entrepreneurial Learning in Energy Technology Start-ups: A Case Study in the Biogas Market
Petra Dickel and Helga Andree
PART II: INTERNATIONAL ENERGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP
5. Entrepreneurial Opportunity and the Formation of Photovoltaic Clusters in Eastern Germany
Matthias Brachert and Christoph Hornych
6. The Rise of Chinese Challenger Firms in the Global Solar Industry
Gabrielle Meersohn and Michael W. Hansen
7. International Entrepreneurship in the Offshore Renewable Energy Industry
Nicolai Løvdal and Arild Aspelund
PART III: ENERGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND LARGE INCUMBENT FIRMS
8. Photovoltaic Business Models: Threat or Opportunity for Utilities?
Jean-Marc Schoettl and Laurence Lehmann-Ortega
9. Why Corporate Venture Capital Funds Fail: Evidence from the European Energy Industry
Tarja Teppo and Rolf Wüstenhagen
PART IV: FINANCING ENERGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP
10. Business Angels and Energy Investing: Insights from a German Panel Study
Dietmar Grichnik and Christian Koropp
11. Venture Capital Investment in the Greentech Industries: A Provocative Essay
Martin Kenney
12. How do Business Models Impact Financial Performance of Renewable Energy Firms?
Moritz Loock
PART V: COMMERCIALIZING ENERGY INNOVATION
13. Interfirm Relationships in a New Industry: The Case of Fuel Cell Technologies
Stefano Pogutz, Angeloantonio Russo and Paolo Migliavacca
14. Challenges of Doing Market Research in the New Energy Market
Roland Abold
15. Path Dependence, Path Creation and Creative Destruction in the Evolution of Energy Systems
Raimo Lovio, Per Mickwitz and Eva Heiskanen
PART VI: ENERGY ENTREPRENEURSHIP, INSTITUTIONS AND PUBLIC POLICY
16. Making, Breaking, and Remaking Markets: State Regulation, Entrepreneurship, and Photovoltaic Electricity in New Jersey
David M. Hart
17. International Entrepreneurship and Technology Transfer: The CDM Situation in China
João Aleluia and João Leitão
18. Incentive Prizes to Stimulate Energy Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Neil Peretz and Zoltan Acs
Index

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