Gerard Mcgovern

Gerard Mcgovern
Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg · COAST - Centre of Environmental and Sustainability Research

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A growing body of literature focusses on the untapped potential of distributed energy as a means of implementing an energy system switch in favour of a substantial demand coverage by renewables. In Europe a policy turnaround has been initiated to promote such a transition. At the same time municipalities across Europe with ambitious climate targets...
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Background This paper deploys a regional actor perspective to detect policy enablers of and barriers to the uptake of civic energy. In common with other forms of regional, decentralized energy, the civic energy concept not only challenges historical energy business models but changes the energy agenda to prioritize community development and climate...
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The paper deploys a regional actor perspective to detect policy enablers of and barriers to the uptake of civic energy. In common with other forms of regional, decentralized energy, the civic energy concept not only challenges historical energy business models but changes the energy agenda to prioritize community development and climate issues. Ene...
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Civic energy has developed to become a key driver of a transition of the energy system to a locally-sourced, renewables-based economy whereby individual civic energy initiatives exhibit highly diverse forms and agency characteristics. Together they challenge the incumbent corporate, fossil-based energy system and its underlying techno-economic para...
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Bioenergy is currently under diversified pressure to re-assess its compliance with sustainable development strategies and criteria and thereby ensure that the sector delivers a long-term contribution to renewable energy transition. With a view to promoting sustainable regional development this inquiry investigates whether a reframing of bioenergy s...

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Promotion of decentralized community energy through the delivery of tangible social, economic and sustainable regional development benefits to communities in the North Sea Region.