Residential customers and adoption of solar PV
Sommerfeld, Jeffrey (2016) Residential customers and adoption of solar PV. PhD thesis, Queensland University of Technology.
Policies encouraging consumer use of solar photovoltaic (PV) are promoted to reduce the impacts of climate change. To maximise benefits, the role of the consumer is critical as their adoption and use of renewable energy technology may, or may not, align with policy objectives of the energy professionals. The contribution of this research is it provides a better understanding of consumer interaction with solar PV technology. From this understanding, policy options can be developed and/or adapted to address technical and/or human-related issues that impact on the effectiveness of solar PV policy aimed at reducing peak demand and creating low carbon communities.
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|Item Type:||QUT Thesis (PhD)|
|Supervisor:||Buys, Laurie, Mengersen, Kerrie, & Vine, Desley|
|Keywords:||Solar photovoltaic, Renewable energy, Consumers, Quantitative, Qualitative, Policy, Explanatory variable|
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Design
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
|Institution:||Queensland University of Technology|
|Deposited On:||14 Sep 2016 00:05|
|Last Modified:||17 Oct 2016 02:41|
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