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Why we still don’t understand the social aspects of wind power: A critique of key assumptions within the literature

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2010

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Aitken, Mhairi, 2010, Why we still don’t understand the social aspects of wind power: A critique of key assumptions within the literature: Energy Policy, v. 38, iss. 4, p. 1834-1841.

Summary

The present paper aims to identify and describe different types of energy consumers in a more comprehensive way than previous segmentation studies using cluster analysis. Energy consumers were segmented based on their energy-related behavioral characteristics. In addition to purchase- and curtailment-related energy-saving behavior, consumer classification was also based on acceptance of policy measures and energy-related psychosocial factors, so the used behavioral segmentation base was more comprehensive compared to other studies. Furthermore, differentiation between the energy-saving purchase of daily products, such as food, and of energy efficient appliances allowed a more differentiated characterization of the energy consumer segments. [...]

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Aitken, Mhairi

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DOI WECC []
ISSN WECC 03014215

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