Serious Games in Breaking Informational Barriers in Solar Energy

  title={Serious Games in Breaking Informational Barriers in Solar Energy},
  author={Varun Kumar Rai and Ariane L. Beck},
  journal={Microeconomics: Decision-Making under Risk \& Uncertainty eJournal},
  • V. Rai, A. Beck
  • Published 20 June 2016
  • Engineering
  • Microeconomics: Decision-Making under Risk & Uncertainty eJournal
The adoption of solar energy – widely assumed to be pivotal to a new energy transformation – has been hindered by persistent information gaps. Recent literature states the importance of using behavioral science to address the persistent gaps between the technical potential of low carbon technologies and the actual adoption of these technologies. With the goal of addressing this important knowledge gap, this study investigates the efficacy of serious games – games with a primary purpose other… 
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