Citizens’ views on electricity use, savings and production from renewable energy sources: A case study from a Greek island
Georgios Tsantopoulos and
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2017, vol. 79, issue C, 39-49
A country's economic growth is closely linked to the availability, generation, distribution and use of energy. At the same time, the increased rate of global energy consumption is a risk to development and to the efforts to safeguard people's living standards for the future. The production of electricity from RES substantially contributes to the energy security of states and to environmental protection. Greece has a valuable and exploitable potential in several RES and can significantly increase their use. However, various significant institutional changes have taken place in Greece over the last decades involving changes to the energy mix, the penetration of RES and attracting foreign investment.
Keywords: Energy consumption; Energy saving; Renewable Energy Sources (RES); Willingness to pay; Citizens’ perceptions; Andros island (search for similar items in EconPapers)
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