Multiplying Mighty Davids? The Influence of Energy Cooperatives on Germany's Energy Transition

This book systematically describes and evaluates the impact of energy cooperatives as a key driving force in the German energy transition toward a sustainability-oriented energy sector. Based on a comprehensive survey and three case studies, it provides an instructive overview of the overall dimensi...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Debor, Sarah
Format: eBook
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2018, 2018
Edition:1st ed. 2018
Series:Contributions to Economics
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Energy Cooperatives: A 'New' Phenomenon in Germany
  • Germany's Energiewende
  • Organisations in the Context of Socio-Technical Transitions
  • Research Design and Methods
  • German Energy Cooperatives: A Rising Cosmopolitan Enterprise Community
  • Analysis of Dominant Collaborative Interaction Models
  • Discussion of Results
  • Conclusions and Outlook