The facilitation of mini and small hydropower in Switzerland through institutional mechanisms

@article{Crettenand2010TheFO,
  title={The facilitation of mini and small hydropower in Switzerland through institutional mechanisms},
  author={Nicolas Crettenand and Matthias Finger},
  journal={2010 7th International Conference on the European Energy Market},
  year={2010},
  pages={1-6}
}
Within the context of the liberalisation of the electricity sector, the government's aim to increase renewable energy sources and post-Kyoto regulation, this paper aims to identify and develop institutional mechanisms to facilitate mini and small hydropower in Switzerland. Based on the literature of co-evolution between institutions and technology, and based on the coherence framework, four institutional perspectives are elaborated: Small-scale hydropower needs a technical quality label; small… 

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