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  • An assessment of renewable energy readiness in Africa: Case study of Nigeria and Cameroon. 

    Mas’ud, Abdullahi Abubakar; Wirba, Asan Vernyuy; Muhammad-Sukki, Firdaus; Mas’ud, Ibrahim Abubakar; Munir, Abu Bakar; Yunus, Norhidayah Md (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2015.06.045, 2015-11)
    MAS’UD, A. A., WIRBA, A. V., MUHAMMAD-SUKI, F., MAS’UD, I. A., MUNIR, A. B. and YUNUS, N. M., 2015. An assessment of renewable energy readiness in Africa: Case study of Nigeria and Cameroon. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 51, pp. 775-784.
    Africa is blessed with abundant energy sources that can promote economic growth and provide sufficient capacity to meet up with the future electricity demand. This paper evaluates the progress made in renewable energy (RE) ...
  • Fostering the delivery of wind power: an evaluation of the performance of policy instruments in three European Union member states. 

    Otitoju, Afolabi (The Robert Gordon University Department of Management, 2010-05)
    OTITOJU, A., STRACHAN, P. A. and TOKE, D., 2010. Assessing the performance of the UK Renewables Option : Cinderella or an ugly sister? In: P. A. STRACHAN, D. TOKE and D. LAL, eds. Wind power and power politics: international perspectives. Abingdon: Routledge. pp. 140-167.
    Worldwide energy policies are built on three pillars: ‘cost competitiveness’, ‘security of energy supply’, and ‘environmental responsibility.’ This has brought about the integration of renewable energy sources into ...
  • Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland?: The DREUD Report on implications of the UK Government’s decisions on new nuclear power and Electricity Market Reform for the prospects of renewable energy in Scotland. 

    Toke, David; Strachan, Peter; Cowell, Richard; Ellis, Geraint; Sherry-Brennan, Fionnguala (Robert Gordon University https://www.rgu.ac.uk/file/the-dreud-report, 2013)
    TOKE, D., STRACHAN, P., COWELL, R., ELLIS, G. and SHERRY-BRENNAN, F., 2013. Is an independent Scottish electricity system good for renewable energy and Scotland?: The DREUD Report on implications of the UK Government’s decisions on new nuclear power and Electricity Market Reform for the prospects of renewable energy in Scotland. Aberdeen: Robert Gordon University.
  • Key criteria for sustainable wind energy planning – lessons from an institutional perspective on the impact assessment literature. 

    Thygesen, Janne; Agarwal, Abhishek (Elsevier http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2014.07.173, 2014-11)
    THYGESEN, J. and AGARWAL, A., 2014. Key criteria for sustainable wind energy planning – lessons from an institutional perspective on the impact assessment literature. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 39, pp. 1012-1023.
    An increasing number of researchers stress the importance of national planning institutions׳ role with respect to promoting an “effective” decision-making process in terms of bringing about sustainable energy. Impact ...
  • Locating ‘power’ in wind power planning processes: the (not so) influential role of local objectors. 

    Aitken, Mhairi; McDonald, Seonaidh; Strachan, Peter (Taylor & Francis http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09640560802423566, 2008-11)
    AITKEN, M., MCDONALD, S. and STRACHAN, P., 2008. Locating ‘power’ in wind power planning processes: the (not so) influential role of local objectors. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management, 51 (6), pp. 777-799.
    There have been conflicting accounts of the role and influence of local opposition within planning application outcomes for wind power developments. There is an expanding literature that considers public responses to ...
  • Power and wind power: exploring experiences of renewable energy planning processes in Scotland. 

    Aitken, Mhairi (The Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School, 2008-12)
    Energy use and production have become highly salient within both national and international policy. This reflects an international recognition of the need to cut emissions in order to mitigate the threats of climate ...