Governance institutions and prospects for local energy innovation: laggards and leaders among UK local authorities
作者: Margaret TingeyJanette Webb
作者单位: 1Sociology, School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh, Chisholm House, High School Yards, Edinburgh, EH1 1LZ, UK
2UK Energy Research Centre, UK
3Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions, UK
刊名: Energy Policy, 2020, Vol.138
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2019.111211
关键词: Local governmentMunicipal energyDecentralised energyEnergy efficiencyEnergy planningMapping
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)UK Local Authorities are increasingly declaring ‘climate emergencies’ and pledging 100% clean energy and carbon neutrality ambitions for their locality, despite lack of powers over energy systems. Our research investigates current Local Authority engagement in clean energy, and considers prospects for meso-scale innovation. The analysis allocates Local Authorities to one of four categories of engagement, from energy ‘laggards’ through to ‘leaders’, based on their energy plans and investments. Findings reveal that, despite lack of direct powers, a high proportion of Local Authorities have developed sustainable energy plans and projects, but only a minority manage to combine these into a more strategic local programme. There was proportionately greater activity in Scotland and...
全文获取路径: Elsevier  (合作)
影响因子:2.743 (2012)

  • innovation 革新
  • local 局部的
  • among 在当中
  • authorities 上级
  • energy 能量