Sustainability Praxis in Community Based Renewable Energy Planning and Development

Shota Furuya

Research output: Book/ReportPh.D. thesis

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PhD supervisor: Andrew Jamison
Original languageEnglish
PublisherAalborg Universitetsforlag
Number of pages156
ISBN (Electronic)978-87-7112-417-0
Publication statusPublished - 2016
SeriesPh.d.-serien for Det Teknisk-Naturvidenskabelige Fakultet, Aalborg Universitet

Bibliographical note

Community based renewable energy planning… Say what?
This PhD-dissertation examines the process in community based renewable energy planning and development. Japan is used as a case.
When working with community based renewable energy planning, it is recommended:
1.To organize a space for multi-stakeholder participation. This needs to be institutionalized at the initial set-up.
2.To base the formation of business entity on a trustful relationship among local stakeholders.
3.That local leaders and coordinators induce open innovation through the collective learning and the multi-stakeholder commitment.

Published: 2016


  • Renewable energy
  • Planning
  • Development
  • Community based


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