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Devising renewable heat policy: Overview of support options

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  • Connor, Peter
  • Bürger, Veit
  • Beurskens, Luuk
  • Ericsson, Karin
  • Egger, Christiane

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Renewable energy sources of heat offer the substantial economic, environmental and social benefits associated with renewable electricity but policy to support their expansion is considerably less advanced. The potential for applying various support instruments to renewable heat is considered with advantages and disadvantages discussed.

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  • Connor, Peter & Bürger, Veit & Beurskens, Luuk & Ericsson, Karin & Egger, Christiane, 2013. "Devising renewable heat policy: Overview of support options," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 59(C), pages 3-16.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:59:y:2013:i:c:p:3-16
    DOI: 10.1016/j.enpol.2012.09.052
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