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Community Renewable Energy Theory

Academic journal articles can be hard to come by.  If you need more information on how to access these (should some tickle your fancy) please get in touch with us.


Adams, S. (2008) Low Carbon Communities: A study of community energy project in the UK,Ruralnet|uk

Mulugetta, Y., Jackson, T. and van der Horst, D. (eds) (2010) ‘Special section: Carbon Reduction at a Community Scale’, Energy Policy, Vol 38, No 12 p7541-7980

Greenius, L., Jagniecki, E. and Thompson, K. (2010) Moving Towards Sustainable Community Renewable Energy: A Strategic Approach for Communities, Masters Thesis, School of Engineering, Blekinge Institute of Technology.

Hielscher, S., Seyfang, G. and Smith, A. (2011) Community Innovation for Sustainable Energy: CSERGE Working Paper 2011-03, Centre of Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment.

Van der Horst, D. (2008) ‘Social enterprise and renewable energy: emerging initiatives and communities of practice’ Social Enterprise Journal, Vol 4, No 3, p171-185

Walker, G. (2008) ‘What are the barriers and incentives for community-owned means of energy production and use?’ Energy Policy, Issue 36 December 2008

Walker, G. and Cass, N. (2007) ‘Carbon reduction, ‘the public’ and renewable energy: engaging with socio-technical configurations’ Area, Vol 39, Issue 4, p458-469

Walker, G., Hunter, S., Devine-Wright, P., Evans, B. and Fay, H. (2007) ‘Harnessing community energies: explaining and evaluating community-based localism in renewable energy policy in the UK’ Global Environmental Politics Vol 7, p64–82

Walker, G., Devine-Wright, P., Hunter, S., High, H. and Evans, B. (2009) ‘Trust and community: Exploring the meanings, contexts and dynamics of community renewable energy’,Energy Policy, Vol 38, Issue 6, p2655-2663

Walker, G. and Devine-Wright, P. (2008) ‘Community Renewable Energy: What should it mean?’ Energy Policy, Vol 36, p. 497-500.

You’ll note that we’re a big fan of Gordon Walker, well he’s one of the most published academics on community renewables, he’s a great guy and Nicky was fortunate enough to have him as a supervisor in 2010.

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