Renewable energy communities as ‘socio-legal institutions’: A normative frame for energy decentralization?
作者: Michiel A. HeldewegSéverine Saintier
作者单位: 1University of Twente, the Netherlands
2Exeter Law School, United Kingdom
刊名: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2020, Vol.119
来源数据库: Elsevier Journal
DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2019.109518
关键词: GovernanceRenewable energy communitiesDecentralizationNormative frameworkSocio-legal institutionsEnergy democratizationEnergy justiceCivil energy networks
英文摘要: Abstract(#br)Although the need for energy decentralization and energy democratization has been discussed in the realms of academe for some time, the impact at policy level is yet to be seen. This is however with the notable exception, at the European level, of the Recast Renewable Energy Directive (RED-II) which aims in part to stimulate the formation of ‘renewable energy communities’ in all the Member States. The implementation at policy level remains with Member States where national policies are still overwhelmingly centralised. This creates barriers to the decentralization and democratization of energy and, ultimately, to achieving a ‘just transition’. This article therefore proposes as a way forward to recognise such renewable energy communities as legal entities to be embedded...
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影响因子:5.627 (2012)

  • normative 规范的
  • energy 能量
  • legal 正当的
  • frame 框架