Evaluating renewable energy policies†

  title={Evaluating renewable energy policies†},
  author={R. Cullen},
  journal={Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics},
  • R. Cullen
  • Published 2017
  • Economics
  • Australian Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics
The merits of renewable energy, of targeted renewable energy policies, and appropriate evaluation methods, are each contested at various levels including national politics and in energy policy literature. Here, first a range of renewable energy goals across countries and the policies directed at achieving those objectives are reviewed. Second, the arguments advanced to support use of renewable energy policies in many nations are critiqued. Third, some principles are proposed for design of… Expand
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