The real life scenario for diffusion of renewable energy technologies (RETs) in Pakistan - Lessons learned through the pilot field study under physical community
AbstractIn Pakistan less or almost no work has been reported, which investigated the response of local people in a physical community regarding the diffusion and acceptance of renewable energy technologies (RETs). In order to identify the ground realities, this research has undertaken this task by conducting a pilot field study, which not only provides the response of physical community for RET but also identified the main hurdles in RET diffusion in Pakistan. This paper is an extension of our earlier research work in which the root causes responsible for dilemmas in Pakistan's policies were identified for the cause of sustainable development through renewable energy.
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Volume (Year): 15 (2011)
Issue (Month): 5 (June)
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