Implications of Danish Regulatory Policies for Technologies Supporting Sustainable Energy Development

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    Abstract

    The goal of the official Danish energy plans is to establish a sustainable energy development.This goal has been promoted by government programmes and regulations in different ways. Thus, the government has established test stations to secure a high quality of the new technologies and to certify the new products. Extensive development and demonstration programmes have ben sponsored by government money in the fields of biogas and wind power, followed up by government investment subsidies. Regulations by the EU Commission have been counterproductive in several cases, and the present liberalisation of the electricity market is raising serious questions for a sustainable development. The above points are discussed in the paper.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings of tip workshop on Regulation and Innovative Activities
    Publication date1997
    Publication statusPublished - 1997
    EventInternational Workshop on Regulation and Innovative Activites - Vienna
    Duration: 1 Jan 1997 → …

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational Workshop on Regulation and Innovative Activites
    CityVienna
    Period01/01/1997 → …

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