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The Role of Public Participation in Energy Transitions provides a conceptual and empirical approach to stakeholder and citizen involvement in the ongoing energy transition conversation, focusing on projects surrounding energy conversion and efficiency, reducing energy demand, and using new forms of renewable energy sources. Sections review and contrast different approaches to citizen involvement, discuss the challenges of inclusive participation in complex energy policymaking, and provide conceptual foundations for the empirical case studies that constitute the second part of the book. The book is a valuable resource for academics in the field of energy planning and policymaking, as well as practitioners in energy governance, energy and urban planners and participation specialists.
|Publication date:||21st March 2020|
|Author:||Ortwin (Scientific Director, International Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam, Germany) Renn|
|Publisher:||Academic Press Inc an imprint of Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc|
|Format:||Paperback / softback|
|Categories:||Energy industries & utilities, Energy technology & engineering,|
Ortwin Renn is scientific director at the International Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS) in Potsdam (Germany). He serves as full professor for environmental sociology and technology assessment at the University of Stuttgart. He also directs the non-profit company DIALOGIK, a research institute for the investigation of communication and participation processes. Renn is Adjunct Professor for Integrated Risk Analysis at Stavanger University (Norway), Honorary Professor at the Technical University Munich and Affiliate Professor for Risk Governance at Beijing Normal University. His research interests include risk governance (analysis perception, communication), stakeholder and public involvement in environmental decision making, transformation processes in ...More About Ortwin (Scientific Director, International Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam, Germany) Renn