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Social acceptance of renewable energy innovation: An introduction to the concept
This paper introduces the special issue on Social Acceptance of Renewable Energy Innovation. It is a collection of best papers presented at an international research conference held in TramelanExpand
Greening Goliaths versus emerging Davids -- Theorizing about the role of incumbents and new entrants in sustainable entrepreneurship
This paper proposes a model of how incumbents and new entrants engage in sustainable entrepreneurship. We suggest that in the early stages of an industry's sustainability transformation, new entrantsExpand
Strategic choices for renewable energy investment: Conceptual framework and opportunities for further research
This paper introduces the special issue on Strategic Choices for Renewable Energy Investment, which is a collection of best papers presented at an international research conference held in St. GallenExpand
Which renewable energy policy is a venture capitalist's best friend? Empirical evidence from a survey of international cleantech investors
Governments around the world have adopted ambitious targets to increase the share of renewable energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. They pursue a variety of policy approaches to achieve theseExpand
Whatever the customer wants, the customer gets? Exploring the gap between consumer preferences and default electricity products in Germany
In liberalized electricity markets, residential customers can choose their preferred provider and select among a variety of different electricity products, including green power options. SuccessfulExpand
Green Energy Market Development in Germany: Effective Public Policy and Emerging Customer Demand
This paper reviews the development of renewable energy in Germany from 1973 to 2003. It investigates the relative importance of energy policy and green power marketing in shaping the renewable energyExpand
The influence of eco‐labelling on consumer behaviour – results of a discrete choice analysis for washing machines
Eco-labelling is an important tool to overcome market failure due to information asymmetries for environmental products. While previous research has discussed the importance of labelling, this paperExpand
What makes people seal the green power deal? — Customer segmentation based on choice experiment in Germany
Consumers have the power to contribute to creating a more sustainable future by subscribing to green electricity tariffs. In order to reach consumers ‘beyond the eco-niche’, identifying the driversExpand
Policy, financing and implementation
Executive Summary Renewable energy can provide a host of benefits to society . In addition to the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) emissions, governments have enacted renewable energy (RE)Expand
A review of international green power markets: recent experience, trends, and market drivers
Green power marketing--the act of differentially selling electricity generated wholly or in part from renewable sources--has emerged in more than a dozen countries around the world. Almost twoExpand