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Instruments to foster renewable energy investments in Europe

Langniss, Ole LU (1996) In Renewable Energy 9(1-4). p.1112-1115
Abstract
Since capital needs are high when investing in Renewable Energy Technologies (RET), well adapted financial schemes are essential, including well fitted financial support. Supporting the dissemination of RET means supporting people, not technologies. Though, support mechanism have to be adapted to people not to technologies. A recent study for the European Parliament compares support mechanisms for RET in several European countries by describing case studies. Six different investor types can be identified, each one standing for a specific amalgam of motivation, energy needs, financial possibilities and risk-averse. Each of these types has its specific importance for different RET and different stages of RET's market penetration. Also the... (More)
Since capital needs are high when investing in Renewable Energy Technologies (RET), well adapted financial schemes are essential, including well fitted financial support. Supporting the dissemination of RET means supporting people, not technologies. Though, support mechanism have to be adapted to people not to technologies. A recent study for the European Parliament compares support mechanisms for RET in several European countries by describing case studies. Six different investor types can be identified, each one standing for a specific amalgam of motivation, energy needs, financial possibilities and risk-averse. Each of these types has its specific importance for different RET and different stages of RET's market penetration. Also the size of the market for RET, represented by each investor type, is different. (Less)
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financial schemes, support mechanisms, Renewable energies, market penetration, investor types
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Renewable Energy
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9
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1112 - 1115
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10.1016/0960-1481(96)88473-4
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  abstract     = {Since capital needs are high when investing in Renewable Energy Technologies (RET), well adapted financial schemes are essential, including well fitted financial support. Supporting the dissemination of RET means supporting people, not technologies. Though, support mechanism have to be adapted to people not to technologies. A recent study for the European Parliament compares support mechanisms for RET in several European countries by describing case studies. Six different investor types can be identified, each one standing for a specific amalgam of motivation, energy needs, financial possibilities and risk-averse. Each of these types has its specific importance for different RET and different stages of RET's market penetration. Also the size of the market for RET, represented by each investor type, is different.},
  author       = {Langniss, Ole},
  issn         = {0960-1481},
  keyword      = {financial schemes,support mechanisms,Renewable energies,market penetration,investor types},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {1-4},
  pages        = {1112--1115},
  publisher    = {Elsevier},
  series       = {Renewable Energy},
  title        = {Instruments to foster renewable energy investments in Europe},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0960-1481(96)88473-4},
  volume       = {9},
  year         = {1996},
}