The strategic planning process: The future of renewable energy planning: An application to the renewable energy industry

by Gayoso, Romulo W., Ph.D., CAPELLA UNIVERSITY, 2011, 242 pages; 3453530


Renewable energy resources (wind, solar, and geothermal energy) became focus of attention in recent years. Even though they exhibit some very desirable characteristics such as low carbon emission and mass appeal, it is also true implementation of renewable energy sources face formidable challenges. This paper will leverage the existing literature and combine it with energy planner perspectives in order to consider feasible ways to overcome key difficulties industry members face in their effort to popularize wind and solar energy alternatives. This study will also leverage specialists’ knowledge in order to create a shared vision of success to assist policymakers in their goal to reduce the country’s dependency on nonrenewable energy sources.

AdvisersValerie Coxon; Clifford Butler
Source TypeDissertation
SubjectsAlternative energy; Management; Energy
Publication Number3453530

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