Assembling Markets for Wind Power

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dc.contributor.author Pallesen, Trine
dc.date.accessioned 2013-06-11
dc.date.accessioned 2013-06-12T12:00:34Z
dc.date.available 2013-06-12T12:00:34Z
dc.date.issued 2013-06-12
dc.identifier.isbn 9788792977625
dc.identifier.isbn 9788792977632
dc.identifier.issn 0906-6934
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10398/8718
dc.description.abstract This project studies the making of a market for wind power in France. Markets for wind power, as well as markets for other renewable energies, are often referred to as ‘political markets: On the one hand, wind power has the potential to reduce CO2-emissions and thus stall the effects of electricity generation on climate change; and on the other hand, as an economic good, wind power is said to suffer from ‘disabilities’, such as high costs, fluctuating and unpredictable generation, etc. Therefore, because of its performance as a good, it is argued that the survival of wind power in the market is premised on different instruments, some of which I will refer to as ‘prosthetic devices’. This thesis inquires into two such prosthetic devices: The feed-in tariff and the wind power development zones (ZDE) as they are negotiated and practiced in France, and the ways in which they affect the making of markets for wind power. In this thesis, it is argued that while the two devices frame the price of wind power and the location of turbines, they also affect and address questions of costs, profitability, and efficiency; and as such, they may be investigated as market devices. en_US
dc.format.extent 238 en_US
dc.language eng en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries PhD Series;25.2013
dc.title Assembling Markets for Wind Power en_US
dc.type phd en_US
dc.accessionstatus modt13jun12 lbjl en_US
dc.contributor.corporation Copenhagen Business School. CBS en_US
dc.contributor.department Institut for Organisation en_US
dc.contributor.departmentshort IOA en_US
dc.contributor.departmentuk Department of Organization en_US
dc.contributor.departmentukshort OIS en_US
dc.publisher.city Frederiksberg en_US
dc.publisher.year 2013 en_US
dc.title.subtitle An Inquiry into the Making of Market Devices en_US


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