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Transforming the Energy Sector: The evolution of technological systems in renewable energy technology
Linköping University, The Institute of Technology. Linköping University, Department of Management and Economics.ORCID iD: 0000-0003-1952-902X
2004 (English)In: Industrial and Corporate Change, ISSN 0960-6491, E-ISSN 1464-3650, Vol. 13, no 5, 815-849 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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This paper analyses the development and diffusion of technologies that utilize renewable energy sources in Germany, Sweden and the Netherlands.The analysis enlarges the life cycle model of industry evolution to one where the focus is on the formation and evolution of new technological systems. Particular focus is on explaining success and failures in shifting from a formative phase into one characterized by positive feedbacks. A set of challenges is identified for policy makers attempting to influence the process of transforming the energy sector.

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2004. Vol. 13, no 5, 815-849 p.
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URN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-22212DOI: 10.1093/icc/dth032Local ID: 1370OAI: diva2:242525
This is a pre-copy-editing, author-produced PDF of an article accepted for publication in Industrial and corporate change following peer review. The definitive publisher-authenticated version: Staffan Jacobsson and Anna Bergek, Transforming the Energy Sector: The evolution of technological systems in renewable energy technology, 2004, Industrial and corporate change, (13), No. 5, 815-849. is available on-line at: Copyright: Oxford University Press Available from: 2009-10-07 Created: 2009-10-07 Last updated: 2014-10-08

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