The Potential and Barriers for Renewable Energy


Authors: Aage Stangeland

Publisher: The Bellona Foundation


An increased implementation of renewable energy productions is slowed down by economic, technical, land use, social and environmental barriers. Especially the technical, environmental and social barriers related to renewable energy sources indicate the continued domination of fossil energy sources also in 2030. The objective of this paper is to analyze the potential and barriers for increased renewable energy production.