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Do energy efficiency measures promote the use of renewable sources?

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2011

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Marques, António C., and Fuinhas, José A., 2011, Do energy efficiency measures promote the use of renewable sources?: Environmental Science & Policy, v. 14, iss. 4, p. 471-481.

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This paper analyses the factors behind the deployment of renewable energy, focusing particularly on the effect of energy efficiency policies and measures. The impact of these factors is appraised within the context of several phases of the use of renewable sources. We therefore apply the quantile regression technique to a set of 21 European Countries in two time spans: from 1990 to 1998, and from 1999 to 2006. We control variables of policy, environment, socioeconomic characteristics, and electricity generation. For the second period, energy efficiency policies and measures concerning renewable sources effectively promote renewables, namely in the take-off phase. We shed light on the lobbying effect of traditional energy industries, [...]

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ISSN WECC 1462-9011

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