Book launch: Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China

Book launch: Wind and Solar Energy Transition in China

Marius Korsnes - Johan Hustad - Paul Midford

This book by Marius Korsnes explores the mobilisation of China’s wind and solar industries and examines the implications of this development to energy generation and distribution, innovation and governance.

Unlike other publications that focus mainly on the formal policy landscape and statistics of industry development, this book delves deeper into the ways in which the wind and solar industries have evolved through negotiations made by the involved stakeholders, and how these industries play into larger Chinese development and policymaking interests. Overall, it sheds new light on the strategic development of China’s renewable energy industry, the flexible governance methods employed and the internal struggles which Chinese local, regional and central policymakers, and state-owned and private enterprises have faced.

This book will be of great relevance to students and scholars of renewable energy technologies, energy policy and sustainability transitions, as well as policymakers with a specific interest in China.

Stop by Rådhussalen this evening for a presentation and discussion of this book!

18.00-18.10: Introduction by Johan Hustad, NTNU Energy
18.10-18.20: Brief introduction of book, Marius Korsnes, NTNU
18.20-18.40: Discussion of book, Professor Paul Midford, NTNU.
18.40-18.50: Discussion and Q&A
18.50-19.30: Champagne, cake and mingling


4. des 2019


18.00 - 19.30


Trondheim folkebibliotek, Rådhussalen

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